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Small-mouthed, cylindrical earthenware bottle with a reeded neck, strap handle, and a flat foot. Stamped on the side of the bottle is a circle with “SELTERS NASSAU” surrounding an image that is unrecognizable. On the opposite side, underneath the handle it is stamped “16 [unclear], NUM 57”. The mouth is plugged with a cork and the exterior of the bottle is glazed.

The base has looped ridges left by the wire used to cut the clay off the wheel.

Date

1846-1914


Geography


Material/Technique

Stoneware (salt-glazed)


Dimensions

Overall: 12 in. x 4 1/4 in. x 3 1/2 in. (30.48 cm x 10.8 cm x 8.89 cm)
Other (H x W): 11 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. (29.21 cm x 8.89 cm)
Other (Mouth W): 1 in. (2.54 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1955


Object Number

55-24/A


Colors


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