Figured bottle

Object Number: 
1961.53
Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 23.8 x 14.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine, lead glass bottle blown in a full-sized, three-part mold (McKearin GXIII-46) embossed with a sheaf of wheat above a crossed rake and pitchfork on the obverse, with a tree in foliage on the reverse; bottle is calabash-shaped with molded ribs, an applied and tooled collar, and a rough pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group