Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.3 cm; Base Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-1829
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep olive green bubbly bottle glass; mold blown. Rounded shoulder; neck tapering to collared rim; on the body a seal: "W. Leman Chard. 1771" (Ruggles-Brise, Sealed Bottles, 1949, pp. 118-119); on the base of the bottle (illegible) the inscription of the maker: "H. Ricketts & Co., Glass Works, Bristol".
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Technique: 
Inscription: 
H. Ricketts & Co., Glass Works, Bristol
Inscription
on the base
W. Leman Chard 1771
Seal
on seal on body
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 6, fig. 5, third from left; BIB# 28025