Porter Bottle

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Object Name: 
Porter Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1875-1900
Primary Description: 
Olive amber non-lead glass; mold-blown. Cylindrical form, with rounded shoulders, slightly bulbous neck, applied cylindrical neck rim with flared collar below; wire tied around the top of the neck; mold lines extend down the neck and on the shoulders, to a horizontal mold line; paper label in the shape of a crown, printed in yellow, red and black, inscribed "...Patent / ..e Mark and Name," and script "Candler & Sons, LONDON" across the top, inscribed in a circle "BARCLAY, PERKINS & Co. / [CROWN] / TRADE MARK / CANDLER & SONS / LONDON / BEST PORTER." and across the bottom "BARCLAY, PERKINS & Co's.. / BEST PORTER", rectangular label with cut corners on the reverse, printed "COPY OF LETTER DATED / LONDON, NOVR.17TH.. 1858. / WITH [R]EGARD TO THE GENUINENESS OF / THE PORTER & STOUT SUPPLIED BY MESSRS.. / CANDLER & SONS, THEY BOTTLE OURS ONLY / BARCLAY, PERKINS & Co. / C. G. YVELIN, SOLE AGENT, / FOR NEW YORK & CHICAGO / [signature] Candler & Sons."; molded concave base with ring near the edge and raised dot at the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Byrn, Gary, Source
1967-03-20
Color: 
Inscription: 
... Patent / ...e Mark and Name,
Label
Candler & Sons, LONDON
Label
BARCLAY, PERKINS & Co / [CROWN] / TRADE MARK / CANDLER & SONS / LONDON / BEST PORTER
Label
BARCLAY, PERKINS & Co. / BEST PORTER
Label
COPY OF LETTER DATED / LONDON, NOVr . 17th. 1858. / WITH [R]EGARD TO THE GENUINENESS OF / THE PORTER & STOUT SUPPLIED BY MESSrs / CANDLER & SONS, THEY BOTTLE OUR ONLY / BARCLAY, PERKINS & Co / C. G. YVELIN, SOLE AGENT, / FOR NEW YORK & CHICAGO
Label
Candler & Sons
Signature