Bitters bottle

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Object Name: 
Bitters bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.4.163
Dimensions: 
H: 25.6 cm, W: 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1866-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ms. Carlyn Ring
Primary Description: 
Olive amber non-lead glass; mold-blown. Rectangular shape with applied and tooled collar; sunken panels on three sides. "1834" above "JOHN ROOT'S BITTERS" vertically down one side of bottle and "1834" above "BUFFALO, N.Y." vertically down opposite narrow side. Front sunken panel black; reverse blank. Rectangular base with circular depression and paper label with "666".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ring, Carlyn, Source
1983-03-28
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