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Apothecary bottle

Apothecary bottle
Title
Apothecary bottle
Date 
1850-1925
Medium 
Glass, paper, gilding
Dimensions 
with stopper: 11 x 3 3/8 in. ( 27.9 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Colorless blown lead glass apothecary bottle with narrow mouth, flanged lip, cylindrical neck, circular body, pontil mark, and pressed glass stopper; remains of paper label printed in black with gilding stuck to separate piece of glass.
Object Number 
Z.692ab
Marks 
printed: on paper label: "[illeg.]APON"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group