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bitters bottle
  • Illinois Glass Company
    active 1873–1929
  • bitters bottle, circa 1916–1929
  • Where object was made: Alton, Illinois, United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 25 cm
    Object Height: 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0313

Figural bitters bottle (fish), Amber glass bitters bottle in the shape of a fish. The base of the bottle is ribbed. The middle section of the bottle has a scale design. The neck of the bottle comes out where the fish's mouth is and it is cylindrical.