Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
85.2.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.5 cm, Diam: 12.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1842
Primary Description: 
Dark olive-green non-lead glass; blown, trailed, milled, pecked decoration. Ovoid shape, with tall, somewhat swollen neck, with flared, folded rim; rounded shoulders, slightly tapered sides; four trailed, milled vertical bands applied on the sides; pecked decoration on one side, including a beehive with bees, a crown with the letter "V" inside, a decanter, two hands on either side of a heart, a wineglass, a floral spray with rose, thistle and leaves, inscribed "TO / JAMES * JANET / ADAMSON / FROM / A / FRiEND" and "1842" in a wreath; slightly concave base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eswarin, Rudy, Former Collection
1985-05-01
Inscription: 
1842
Date
TO / JAMES * JANET / ADAMSON / FROM / A / FRIEND
Inscription
V
Mark
Side