|Description||Ceramic ginger beer bottle recovered from City Centre Plaza, c.1850-1920. The body and base of this bottle is cream-colored and have a tan wash that extends from the shoulder to the lip. The rim has a tapered collar finish and shows evidence of wheel-thrown production. The base of the bottle is flat.|
|Object Name||Bottle, Beer|
|Collection||3D - Food Service Tools & Equipment|
|Title||Ceramic ginger beer bottle recovered from City Centre Plaza, c.1850-1920.|
|Provenance||20 boxes of archaeological material excavated from the City Centre Plaza site at 950 Main at Middlefield in Redwood City. Excavation for development, done by Basin Research Associates.|
The medium brown stoneware bottle is almost certainly American made and is fairly typical of a U. S. made item from the 1850 to 1890 era (Peters 1996).
Stoneware or ceramic bottles for beer were generally discontinued in the U. S. after about 1895 (Graci 1995).
|Dimensions||H-8.75 W-2.85 D-2.85 inches|
City Center Plaza