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Ink bottle

Object Number: 
1934.126
Date: 
1858
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 4 in. ( 22.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: near base: "I V" in oval, on top of diamond; within diamond: "B/k/Rd/3/8"; below diamond: "[illeg.] NEW YORK"
Description: 
Bristol-glazed stoneware bottle with rounded, tapered body and bulge above waist; flattened collar tooled to form pouring spout; ring around neck. Stamped with English registry and New York importer's marks.
Gallery Label: 
The registry mark indicates that this bottle was registered November 3, 1858.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group