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Apothecary bottle with stopper

Object Number: 
Z.708ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, gilding, paint
Dimensions: 
with stopper: 11 5/8 x 5 in. ( 29.5 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on gilded label: "OL. CAPILLAR."
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass apothecary bottle with narrow mouth, short cylindrical neck, circular body with straight sides, pushup, and pressed lead glass stopper; attached glass label with gilding and painted inscription between two scrolls on white ground, "OL. CAPILLAR."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group