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Catalog Number 2006.254.002
Description Dr. D. Jayne's Tonic Vermifuge Bottle, c. 1905-1920. Rectangular aqua glass bottle with narrow neck and sharp distinct embossing. Mold seams on corner edges.
Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Collection 3D - Merchandising Tools & Equipment
Title Dr. D. Jayne's Tonic Vermifuge Bottle, c. 1905-1920
Date 1905-1920
Inscription Text "DR. D. JAYNE'S / TONIC VERMIFUGE / 242 CHEST ST PHILA" (embossed on side of bottle)
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.
Notes Mouth blown machine made - prior to 1915.
Aqua glass prior to 1920.
Cup bottom mold 1870s to 1915-1920.
Air venting dots on side mold seam and 2 in the embossing pattern - after 1885-1890.
Dated to 1905-1920.
Dimensions H-5.375 W-2 D-1 inches
Search Terms Frank's Tannery
Subjects Bottles