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Object Name: Bottle
Date: 1880-1881
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Light green glass bottle blown in a three-part mold with a hand tooled finish and an ovoid body with embossed lettering running downward on a diagonal, "EMPIRE BOTTLING CO. 47 GREAT JONES ST. N.Y;" base is f lat with an embossed "B" and a cylindrical drilled hile; bottle was recovered archaeologically and shows some iridescence on surface.
Credit Line: Gift of Nancy Fields
Object Number: 1954.121
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Marks: embossed: on body; "EMPIREBOTTLING CO./ 47 GREAT JONES ST. N.Y."

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According to the accession records, this bottle was excavated on Great Jones St., New York City. The Empire Bottling Co. was located at 47 Jones Street, New York, from 1880-1881.