Overall: 9 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 24.8 x 14 x 11.4 cm )
embossed: on obverse; "LOUIS KOSSUTH"
embossed: on reverse; "U.S. STEAM FRIGATE/ MISSISSIPPI"
embossed: on paddlewheel; "S. HUFFSEY"
embossed: on bottom; "P.H. DOFLEIN/ MOULD MAKER/ NTH 5T ST. 84"
Dark blue-green, non-lead glass bottle blown in a full-sized, three-part mold (McKearin GI-112) embossed with a bust of Lajos Kossuth with flags and the inscription "LOUIS KOSSUTH" on the obverse, with a steam frigate with the inscription "U.S. Steam Frigate Mississippi" and "S. HUFFSEY" on the reverse; bottle is calabash-shaped with molded ribs, an applied and tooled collar, and a pontil mark.
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
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