Moses Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Moses Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Moses Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.4.152
Dimensions: 
H: 18.1 cm, W: 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1950-1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Amory Houghton, Sr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, pressed. (a) In the form of a seated man with a long beard and a flat hat; neck, ground inside for stopper, rising from hat; hands of figure in front holding a staff with "Poland/Water" running vertically up his legs; rear "POLAND MINERAL SPRINGS WATER" around "PMS" on man's upper back; "THE MOSES BOTTLE/FAC-SIMILE OF FIRST POLAND WATER BOTTLE/HIRAM RICKER & SONS, INC." on lower edge of rear side, plain base. (b) Separate pressed stopper is mushroom shaped.
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
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