Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
64.2.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.4 cm, Diam: 12.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1831
Primary Description: 
Olive amber ("black") non-lead glass; blown, pecked. Bulbous body, with rounded sides and shoulder; with tapered neck and tapered collar, ending in a wavy rim below; the sides with pecked decoration of a thistle and rose spray flanking a crest with a vertical arm holding a star, a Masonic divider and square, and an eight-pointed star, with a cornucopia with overflowing grapes, leaves, and grain, flanked by a meandering line with fruit; inscribed in a scalloped band above "JAMES & HELEN INGLIS - 1831"; base with convex bumps within a shallow kick; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Egley, Frances M., Source
1964-01-14
Color: 
Inscription: 
JAMES & HELEN INGLIS - 1831
Inscription; Date