Whiskey Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-221522

Description

Rectangular, clear-glass bottle with narrow, slightly tapered neck. Deteriorated cork remnants in neck. Paper label on verso with whiskey name surround a circular engraved printed image of a town set at the base of hills with river, bridge and boats in foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
pressed glass
paper (fiber product)
Vessel
Bottle
Glass
Alcoholic beverages
Bottle

Inscription

"FAMOUS BOWE--/ RYE/ WHISKEY/ P. F. LYION & CO./ 133 Cambridge Street, Mass."

Associated Building

Used At 18 Hancock Street,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

7 3/16 x 2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas L. McGrath

Accession Number

2001.74