Bininger's Great Gun Bourbon Bottle

Object Name: 
Bininger's Great Gun Bourbon Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bininger's Great Gun Bourbon Bottle
Accession Number: 
2001.4.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1861-1864
Primary Description: 
Amber non-lead glass; blown in a full-size mold. Bottle in the shape of a cannon barrel, layer at shoulder and tapering in at base (mouth) of gun. Molded inside AM BININGER & CO / 19 BROAD ST / NY. Smooth base. (b) is a wooden gun carriage with two large wheels and a cradle for bottle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Glass Works Auctions, Source
2001-04-04
Category: 
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Inscription: 
BININGER / GREAT GUN / BOURBON / AM BININGER & CO / ESTALBISHED 1778 / SOLE PROPRIETOR / No 19 Broad St. / N.Y.
Label
AM BININGER & CO / 19 BROAD ST / NY
Mark
Recent Important Acquisitions, 44 (2002) illustrated, pp. 226-227, fig. 24; BIB# AI64571
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2001 (2002) illustrated, p. 10; BIB# AI93571
Glass Works Auctions (2001) illustrated, Lot 208; BIB# 82851