Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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caster bottle
  • United States
  • caster bottle, circa 1820–1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • mold-blown glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.6 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 9/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6255

Three-mold, blown glass caster bottle. There is a band around the bottom in heavy vertical ribbing. Above this is a band of diagonal ribbing slanted to the left with a band of diagonal ribbing slanted to the right above that. Above those bands is a band of diamond diapering and then a band of vertical ribbing. The base is plain. The lip is flanged.