bottle (containers)

Bottle made from dark green glass, made or collected in England in the seventeenth century. The body of the bottle is bulbous and in this respect contrasts sharply with the neck, which is slim. The neck of the bottle rises to a wide collar and short lip. The bore or orifice of the bottle is approximately 20 mm in diametre. The front of the body bears a seals with the letters 'ISE' or 'SIE' and a motif in the shape of a flower with two leaves and numerous petals.

Collection Information

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