Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bitters bottle
  • unknown maker from the United States
  • bitters bottle, 1865–1875
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 25.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6211.b

Drake's Plantation Bitters. Amber glass bottle with reddish tones. The base is square and the sides are straight with a three level, pyramid shaped top. The neck is short with a collared mouth. The sides of the bottle have horizontal ridges. There is beading along the edges.