Bitters bottle

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Object Name: 
Bitters bottle
Accession Number: 
61.4.151
Dimensions: 
H: 9", D (base): 2 9/16"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1870-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of McKearin Antiques
Primary Description: 
Olive green non-lead glass; mold-blown. Square bottle with short neck and broad applied collar. Paper label on one side has "HOSTETTER's Celebrated STOMACH BITTERS" with lengthy directions and testimonials. One side of bottle has molded inscription "DR. J. HOSTETTER'S/STOMACH BITTERS". Square base with "W. McC & CO" around "E".
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
1999 Commemorative Stamp Yearbook: Nature of America (1999) illustrated, p. 42, right, bottle 3; BIB# 63171
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 71; BIB# 22375