Figured bottle: George Washington
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. ( 27.3 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm )
Green glass bottle blown in a three-part mold in the form of a bust of Washington with a circular base with a pontil mark.
This is a twentieth-century facsimile of the Simon’s Centennial Bitters--a Washington figural bottle designed and patented by Bernard Simon of Scranton, Pennsylvania on December 14, 1875. This example is possibly a Clevenger pontiled reproduction.
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
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