Detail View: Massachusetts Historic Bottles Collection: glass bottle

Accession number: 
UMAG00027
Collection Name: 
UMass Archaeological Services Bottle Collection
Site name: 
Ephraim Skerry House/March St. detour
Complex title: 
Skerry House
Site date: 
17th, 18th, 19th centuries
Modern location: 
Salem, Massachusetts
UMAS identifier: 
UM103 - 1.5
Artifact name: 
glass bottle
Artifact function: 
medicine
Artifact form: 
medicine
Artifact material: 
glass
Commercial mark description: 
C.H. & J. Price Druggists Salem, Mass.
Commercial mark location: 
front body
Image view description: 
Bottle shown beside a ruler and Kodak Color Control Patches
Artifact condition: 
intact
Seam locations: 
along the body up until the neck
Embossing description: 
company, location, maker's mark
Embossing location: 
body
Artifact color: 
colorless
Bottle finish type: 
prescription finish
Bottle closure type: 
cork top
Pontil scar presence: 
n
Manufacturing techniques: 
two-piece mold
Artifact date: 
mid-19th to 20th century
Artifact terminus ante quem: 
1970
Artifact repository: 
UMass Archaeology Services
Rights: 
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)