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Figured bottle: Jenny Lind

Object Number: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm )
embossed: on obverse; "JENY LIND"
Light green, non-lead glass bottle blown in a full-sized three-part mold (McKearin GI-104) embossed with a portrait bust of Jenny Lind within a wreath with the inscription, "JENY[sic] LIND" on the obverse with a two-story building with a central chimney on the reverse; bottle is calabash-shaped with a an applied and tooled collar and a blow-pipe mark on the base.
Gallery Label: 
Jenny Lind (1820-1887), the "Swedish Nightingale," was a sporano who toured America in 1850-1852 under the auspices of P.T. Barnum. Noted for her singing as well as her piety and charity, Lind was incredibly popular in America.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group