Spring Water Bottle

Object Name: 
Spring Water Bottle

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Object Name: 
Spring Water Bottle
Accession Number: 
2004.4.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.6 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1870-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Glass Packaging Institute
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark green glass; mold blown. Cyldindrical bottle with sloping shoulder to cylindrical neck with collar, then narrows to rim. Decorated with bust of a man with text "WASHINGTON SPRING CO BALLSTON SPA/NY" surrounding him.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Glass Container Manufacturer's Institute, Former Collection
1950
to
2004
Glass Packaging Institute, Source
2004-02-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
C
Inscription
Mold-blown On back. Large letter "C" on back of bottle.
WASHINGTON SPRING CO BALLSTON SPA / NY
Inscription
Mold-blown On front Text forms an arch over bust of man.
American Bottles and Flasks and Their Ancestry (1978) p. 236; pp. 98, 234; BIB# 20280