1994.0063 A, B Glass bottle
  • 1994.0063 A, B Glass bottle
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Bottle or flask (Pocket bottle)

  • Category:

    Glass

  • Place of Origin:

    Possibly Bohemia, Possibly Germany, Europe

  • Date:

    1765-1775

  • Materials:

    Glass (nonlead); Pewter; Enameled

  • Techniques:

    Blown, Painted, Enameled

  • Museum Object Number:

    1994.0063 A, B


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Object Number

1994.0063 A, B

Object Name

Bottle or flask (Pocket bottle)

Category

Glass

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mrs. Emlin S. Massey in memory of Florence and Charles Montgomery

Place of Origin

Possibly Bohemia, Possibly Germany, Europe

Origin Notes

Produced in Bohemia, Alpine lands, Central and South Germany, Alsace and exported to many European countries.

Date

1765-1775

Materials

Glass (nonlead); Pewter; Enameled

Techniques

Blown, Painted, Enameled

Dimensions (inches)

5.994 (H) , 2.953 (L) , 2.48 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.225 (H) , 7.5 (L) , 6.3 (W)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] van den Bossche, Willy. 2001 Antique Glass Bottles: their history and evolution (1500-1850). 439.
Similar form spirits flasks, with vertical leafy motifs on sides: pp. 278-279, col. pls. 225A-B, Bohemia, Alpine Lands, Central and South Germany and Alsace, c. 1770
[Book] Palmer, Arlene. 1993 Glass in Early America: Selections from the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. 425 pp.
Related object: no. 344, p. 356
[Book] McNally, Paul. 1982 Table Glass in Canada, 1700- 1850.
Floral enameled glass flask and tumbler fragments excavated at Fort Beausejour and Fort Louisbourg, Canada: p. 55, fig. 31, flask fragment.
[Book] Kent, Barry C. 1984 Susquehanna's Indians.
Floral enameled glass flask from Conestoga Town site, Lancaster PA, near Susquehanna River 1690-1763 context: p. 227, fig. 227, several tribes in area.