Sarsaparilla Bottle

Object Name: 
Sarsaparilla Bottle

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Object Name: 
Sarsaparilla Bottle
Accession Number: 
52.4.211
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.3 cm; Base L: 7.7 cm, W: 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
Primary Description: 
Sarsaparilla Bottle. Bluish aquamarine non-lead glass; blown in a full-size mold. Rectangular shape; with tooled rounded collar; two mold seams going down neck, diagonally across shoulders and down opposite corners; inscription in front "HOOD'S/COMPOUND/EXTRACT/SARSA/ PARILLA" on one side, "C.I.HOOD & CO." on the other "LOWELL MASS"; molded circular depression on base.
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Inscription: 
HOOD'S/COMPOUND/EXTRACT/SARSA/ PARILLA
inscription
Pressed body, front
LOWELL MASS
inscription
Pressed body, side
C.I.HOOD & CO.
inscription
Pressed body, side
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 74; BIB# 22375
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 177, fig. 141B; BIB# 27280