Milk Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1940

GUSN

GUSN-9789

Description

Quart-size clear glass bottle with embossed lettering on sides and bottom; red transfer type on sides and neck and below, a band of raised vertical striations (abraded).

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. L Seal/ One quart/ L52 (below) (2) Store (on neck)/ Registered (below) (3) Hood Store/ 1940 and central circle with 0; Transfer-printed on neck(1) and sides (2): (1) 2 H's in diamond shape (2) ""It's (between vertical stripes) Hood's (on diagonal); Jersey belle logo in seal, lower right.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.145

Places

Massachusetts (United States)