Tyrian Nurser

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Object Name: 
Nursing Bottle with 2 Caps and a Brush
Title: 
Tyrian Nurser
Accession Number: 
62.4.43
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 14.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1890-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul N. Perrot
Primary Description: 
Nursing Bottle with 2 Caps and a Brush. Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown. (a) Flattened oval with upcurving neck; molded ring around neck; another about 1" down from mouth. Upper surface has molded inscription in a circle "TYRIAN"/TYLER RUBBER CO./ANDOVER MASS./NURSER." Scale for measure from 1 to 8 "FLUID/OUNCES" on lower surface. (b) is glass and rubber tube inserted through a cork with a pipe cleaner inside tube. (c) is a wood knob apparently broken off from rubber end of tube. (d) is a brush like cleaner for the tube.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Perrot, Paul N., Source
Perrot, Joanne Stovall (Mrs. Paul N.), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
"TYRIAN"/TYLER RUBBER CO./ANDOVER MASS./NURSER
Inscription
Title Unknown (National Institute of Health)
Venue(s)
National Institute of Health 1964-01 through 1964-03
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 117, fourth from left; BIB# 22375