Bitters bottle

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Object Name: 
Bitters bottle
Accession Number: 
61.4.152
Dimensions: 
H: 9 1/2", D (base): 2 3/4"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1872-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of McKearin Antiques
Primary Description: 
Brownish amber non-lead glass; mold-blown. Square with angled shoulder and short neck. Broad flat applied collar; molded panels on each of the for sides; hop berries and leaves on one side; paper label on front. Inscription on shoulder panels "DOYLE'S" above paper label; "HOP", "BITTERS", "1872" on other three. Paper label has "HOP/BITTERS" above and below hop berries and "HOP BITTERS/Manufacturing Co/ROCHESTER N.Y." at bottom with direction for use in lower half. Square base with circular depression. Faded paper label on reverse with directions for use.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Technique: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 80; BIB# 22375