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Milk bottle

2006.44.1599 (RS102674)

Description

Glass milk bottle. One quart. Words molded to front of bottle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"ONE QUART LIQUID" (Molded)
"7" (Molded)
"SEALED UGP 51" (Molded)
"1445" (Molded)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Dimensions
9.5 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1599
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197840

Comments

Today Found this exact bottle in the woods in MA #

AvatarPosted by Aurora Jokinen on May 26, 2014
I wondered if anyone could tell me the date of it and where it was manufactured?

Thank you,
Aurora

Today Found this exact bottle in the woods in MA #

AvatarPosted by Aurora Jokinen on May 26, 2014
I wondered if anyone could tell me the date of it and where it was manufactured?

Thank you,
Aurora

Milk Bottle #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on June 2, 2014
Thank you for your post, Ms. Jokinen.
This type of milk bottle was mass-produced in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries for many dairy farmers in New England.
Sincerely, Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager