Nursing Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2537

Description

Cylindrical cap with flared opening at top screws into bottle with long, tapering neck; ringed collar and wood base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

nursing bottles
pewter (tin alloy)
wood (plant material)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Wood
Bottle, Nursing

Inscription

Hammered maker's mark ""VOVELLE CHARTRES"" [note: cataloguer notes that the mark was not found]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 3/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.589

Date

1850-1900 (Possibly)