Bitters bottle

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Object Name: 
Bitters bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.4.168
Dimensions: 
H: 23.6 cm, W: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1860-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ms. Carlyn Ring
Primary Description: 
Light green non-lead glass; mold-blown. Octagonal shape with rounded collar and sunken panels on three sides and a fourth side plain. Narrow vertical panel at each corner. Inscription is on right side "DR. HILL'S", on front "RESTORATIVE/ STRENGTHENING BITTERS", on left side "FARMER, N.Y." Eight sided base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ring, Carlyn, Source
1983-03-28
Color: 
Technique: 
For Bitters Only (1980) H122, p. 242; BIB# 21561