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Catalog Number 2006.254.011
Description Root Beer Extract Bottle, c. 1880-1920. Brown glass square bottle with "Bryant's Root Beer" embossed on all four sides. Narrow neck with flared rim which appears to be ground down. this is a root beer extract bottle. Bottle has side mold seams up to but not on the rim. Has a mouth blown rim, which dates prior to 1915. Air venting marks on shoulder. Cup mold bohorn (1880s-1920). Manufactured by Williams Davis Brooks & Co.
Object Name Bottle
Collection 3D - Containers
Title Root Beer Extract Bottle, c. 1880-1920
Date c. 1880-1920
Inscription Text "BRYANT'S / ROOT BEER" ; "THIS BOTTLE MAKES / FIVE GALLONS"; "MANUFACTURED BY / WILLIAMS / DAVIS / BROOKS & Co"; "DETROIT / MICH" (embossed on each side)
Provenance Found At the Frank Tannery Site in Redwood City. the Tannery Was in Business From 1874 To 1959, After Which the Building Was Abandoned.
The Building Burned Down in 1968, the Chimney and the Water Tower Was All That Remained.
Dimensions H-4.5 W-1.5 D-1.5 inches
Search Terms Beer
Bottles
Subjects Beer
Bottles
Containers