Soda Bottle

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Object Name: 
Soda Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.4.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.9 cm, Diam: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Painted Soda Bottle Collectors Association
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, opaque white and red decoration, brown liquid, gold metallic lid; machine-blown bottle, silk-screened decoration. Cylindrical bottle with tapered neck, narrow opening with wide lip (topped with new "Zapata Smart Cap" crimped lid); wide raised ring at approximate center of neck, double rings at shoulder, body is decorated with white and red silk-screening, on front: large vertical retangular patch with opaque white background enclosing a red and white double rule border at sides and top which, in turn, enclose a silhouette landscape scene of a smoking volcano or mountain peak with clouds rising over treetops (white on red), white script letters "Mt. Lassen" angle across top of mountain, below tree line in large block letters (white) "BEVERAGES/(red) TRADEMARK REGISTERED/SUSANVILLE, CALIF."; on back, "LASSEN BEVERAGE CO./NET CONTENTS - 10 FL. OZS." narrow concave ring near base edge, solid, thick base with raised base ring, no pontil; bottle contains new brown liquid imitating original soda; in raised molded block letters on base: "7806-C/20 (interlocking ring symbol) 50/2/NET CONT. 10 OZ".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Painted Soda Bottle Collectors Association, Former Collection
1994
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, p. 120, #51; BIB# AI36371
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1994 (1995) p. 22;