Bitters bottle

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Object Name: 
Bitters bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.4.171
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.7 cm, Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1860-1869
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ms. Carlyn Ring
Primary Description: 
Deep reddish amethyst appearing black non-lead glass; mold-blown. Barrel shape with tooled flanged mouth, horizontal ribbing on top and bottom thirds of bottle, "BOURBON WHISKEY/ BITTERS" in center with "GREELEY'S" running vertically up at left and vertically down at right. Circular base with paper label "Bruce 4, HM out, Austen out" and another with "316".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ring, Carlyn, Source
1983-03-28
Category: 
For Bitters Only (1980) G102, p. 219; BIB# 21561