Bitters bottle

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Object Name: 
Bitters bottle
Accession Number: 
H: 9 1/2", D (base): 2 3/4"
Not on Display
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.
McKearin Antiques, Source
Masterpieces of American Glass
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