Nursing Bottle

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Object Name: 
Nursing Bottle
Accession Number: 
98.4.155
Dimensions: 
H: 5.9 cm; W: 9.1 cm; L: 20.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert F. Pigeon in Memory of Francis & Ilse Pigeon
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass (probably); blown, tooled, applied; flattened ovoid shape, one tooled end flat with rough pontil mark and the other with an applied ring and nipple having an opening for the passage of liquid, hole tooled into top surface with applied ring around rim.
Provenance: 
Pigeon, Robert F., Source
1998-05-26