Snuff bottle

Object Number: 
Z.501
Date: 
1800-1870
Medium: 
Glass, cork, paper, wax
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 x 2 in. ( 11.4 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper label, front of bottle: "[illeg.] EDWD. ROOME/[103 River St.] TROY/[1134 Water] St NEW YORK" pressed: on back of bottle: "E ROOME/TROY/NEW YORK"
Description: 
Dark olive nonlead glass snuff bottle blown in a three-part mold with rudimentary neck, rectangular body with flat chamfers, and pontil mark on base; pasted on front, paper label printed in black with mostly illegible inscription; on other side of bottle, pressed vertical inscription "E ROOME TROY NEW YORK" cork wedged in mouth with traces of sealing wax.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group