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Bottle

Object Number: 
1955.174
Date: 
ca. 1789
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 29.8 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on seal: "WD/ HART./ 1789"
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle with applied seal "WD HART 1789;" bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied up-tooled and flattened string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with seal applied on body below shoulder, push-up and pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bottle belonged to William de Hart (1746-1801) who married Elizabeth Bleecker (daughter of James and Abigail Bleecker). de Hart was born in Elizabethtown, N.J. and died in Morristown, N.J. he served as a colonel in the American Revolution.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Murray MacDonald
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group