Nursing Bottle

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Object Name: 
Nursing Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.4.53
Dimensions: 
L: 6"
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1870-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Nursing Bottle. Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown. Ovoid shape; flat on one side, round on bottom; with neck inclined up from flat side. Tooled round lip at mouth; molded ring and neck; lower side has "FLUID/OUNCES" on either side of a scale which measures from 1 to 6 ounces.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Arthur A. Jr., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 117, left; BIB# 22375