Milk Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1938

GUSN

GUSN-9760

Description

Quart-size clear glass bottle with embossed lettering on sides and bottom; horizontal bands around middle and base; transferred painted lettering front and back; also on neck to left of Mass Seal, transferred seale: "Attested / by/ Hood's Supertest Council" and Jersey Belle logo with "Hood's Priceless Protection" on other side; raised "teeth" around rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
embossing
glass (material)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Glass
Embossed
Molded
Transfer Printed
BOTTLE

Inscription

Embossed on front (1), back (2), bottom (3): (1) Mass. O Seal/ One quart (above bands)/ Hood (between bands)/ L52 (below) (2) Registered (below) (3) Hood/ 1938 (around circle with 8 inside) Transferred and repeated three times all around sides: Hood's Supertest (writing)/ Grade A

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.138

Places

Massachusetts (United States)