Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
64.4.59
Dimensions: 
H: 5 1/2"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of George S. McKearin
Primary Description: 
Light aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown. Ovoid, completely wrapped in several layers of paper. The original wrapping which is printed "INDIAN TONIC/PREPARED AND SOLD, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, BY/GEO. W. HOUSE, Proprietor, Nashville, Ten./PRICE $1 PER BOTTLE." Top of bottle has short neck and applied rounded collar; oval base has ring pontil mark. These can be seen through break in wrapper. Bottle body is not visible but should have an Indian on the side facing left with inscription: "INDIAN/CLEMENS TONIC/PREPARED BY/GEO. W. HOUSE" around him.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1964-09-09
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 82; BIB# 22375