Purple Bar Bottle

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Object Name: 
Purple Bar Bottle
Accession Number: 
2009.4.76
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.5 cm, Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lawrence Jessen
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark purple glass; mold-blown. Dark purple bar bottle with panel decoration to lower body, scooped neck with rolled, donut-style rim. The bottle was originally colorless but has been treated with UV light to turn it a more desirable dark purple, imitating but very different from, the Amethyst purple.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jessen, Lawrence, Source
2009-07-27
Inscription: 
J09.23
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Painted / marker ON underside of base Small white blob of paint with handwritten text in black ink