Apothecary bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2381

Description

Green glass apothecary bottle. Large and straight sided with high shoulder and out-turned lip. Blown pontil glass. Label on front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

drug jars
glassblowing
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
drugstores
medicine
Shaker (Christian sect)
Glass
Unidentified Paper
Blown
Shaker
Apothecary
Medicine
BOTTLE, APOTHECARY

Inscription

Handwrittin label attached to front/side: Nine Oil Linement/1 oz oil Sossice [?-indistinct] 1 "" "" Wintergreen/1 "" "" Peppermint/1 "" "" Cinnamon/1 "" "" Hemlock/1 "" "" Sassafras/1 "" "" Cloves/1 "" "" Pennyroyal/1 "" "" Wormwood/3 qts. Alcohol In pencil at bottom corner of label: $2.17

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Shakers (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

13 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.402

Places

New Hampshire (United States)