Detail View: Massachusetts Historic Bottles Collection: glass bottle

Accession number: 
UMAG00006
Collection Name: 
UMass Archaeological Services Bottle Collection
Site name: 
Silver Lake Residential Construction Project
Complex title: 
Silver Lake
Site date: 
20th century
Modern location: 
Bellingham, Massachusetts
UMAS identifier: 
UM39 - 1.4
Artifact name: 
glass bottle
Artifact function: 
medicine
Artifact form: 
medicine
Artifact material: 
glass
Commercial mark description: 
Illinois Glass Co.
Commercial mark location: 
bottom of the base, letter "I" with a diamond shape around it
Image view description: 
Neck and mouth of bottle with seams lightly visible
Artifact condition: 
intact
Seam locations: 
along the body up until the neck
Embossing description: 
maker's mark
Embossing location: 
base
Artifact color: 
colorless
Bottle finish type: 
flat/patent finish
Bottle closure type: 
cork top
Pontil scar presence: 
n
Manufacturing techniques: 
machine-made
Artifact date: 
19th-20th century
Artifact terminus ante quem: 
1926
Artifact repository: 
UMass Archaeology Services
Rights: 
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)