Apothecary bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-8102

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

Descriptive Terms

drug jars
glassblowing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gilding
glass (material)
Glass
Blown
Etched
Gilded
Bottle, Apothecary

Inscription

Painted on bottom: 20

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.539A,B

Maker

Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Sandwich, MA, USA

Dimensions

15 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.539AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly