Wine bottle

Object Number: 
2010.4
Date: 
ca. 1660
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. (20.6 x 11.1 cm)
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle in shaft and globe form with applied string rim and applied seal "N P".
Gallery Label: 
This exceedingly rare bottle, made in England around 1660, was excavated in Pelham Bay Park in 1978 near a house site thought to be that of Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643), the religious dissident who left Rhode Island and moved to Pelham Bay in 1642. The bottle bears a seal with the initials "N P," presumably those of the original owner.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, funded by Robert Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group