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Rum bottle

Object Number: 
1947.541
Date: 
1750-1770
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 in. ( 20.3 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead blown glass bottle; bottle blown in dip mold and has a cylindrical neck with applied string rim, rounded shoulders, and squat, cylindrical body with push-up and pontil mark; bottle is reconstructed from fragments, not complete.
Gallery Label: 
Found in a fireplace in the Emmerick Chasseur Camp, Heath Ave., Bronx (Kingsbridge), NY, in 1910. See NYHS Quarterly Bulletin, October 1929, p.89.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group