Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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caster bottle
  • United States
  • caster bottle, circa 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown glass
  • Object Height: 16.51 cm
    Object Height: 6 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3343
Description

Clear, blown glass caster bottle that has a cylindrical body with a long, thin neck that is cut with fluting. It has a widely flanged rim cut in an irregular shape and an etched design of vertical stripes. There is a band of diamond shapes with stars in them on the body of the bottle.