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Apothecary bottle

1949.539AB (RS119657)

Description

Opaque white body. Polished pontil. Etched scrolled cartouch or label on front. Domed circular lid. Globular stepped blue finial handle; gilt band decoration.

Details

Maker
Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1835-1860
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: 20
Location of origin
Sandwich, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gilding
glass (material)
glassblowing
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Blown
Bottle, Apothecary
drug jars
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Dimensions
15 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.539AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8102

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