Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.7 cm; Base Diam: 11.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1767
Primary Description: 
Transparent bubbly olive green bottle glass; heavy wear marks on base and shoulder; blown and molded, with applications. Irregular cylindrical body slightly increasing in diameter at base, very deep pushed up base with a cross-like impression (from mold ?) at center of base, sloping shoulder, tapering neck with collared neck, on body a seal: "S. Colton, 1767".
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Technique: 
Inscription: 
S. Colton, 1767
Inscription; Date
on body on seal
Antique Sealed bottles 1640-1900 and the families who owned them (2015) illustrated, p. 443, #2 bottom; p. 731 middle;
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 6, fig. 5, second from left; BIB# 28025