Honeycomb Bitters Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Honeycomb Bitters Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Honeycomb Bitters Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21.5 cm; Bottle H: 16.75 cm
On Display
about 1865-1880
Primary Description: 
Honeycomb Bitters Bottle and Stopper. Non-lead glass, colorless; pressed; semi-barrel body, octagonal at base, and with three rows of honeycomb facets, plain tapering neck with double round-collar on mouth; impressed daisy on bottom. Hollow cork and pewter patented stopper; pewter reel topped by crossed hoops caging a glass marble -- colorless glass with opaque white filigree at center and within blue and red twisted stripes.
Pattern Name: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 102, second from left; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 252, #998; BIB# 30457