bottle (containers)

Olive green glass wine bottle, possibly a half bladder', dated to 1738. The body is bulbous although not to the extent represented by glass bottles in the onion style. There is a basal 'kick-up' and a pontil scar on the under side of the bottle. There are curved shoulders rising into a short tapered neck. The neck is topped by an applied string rim. On the front of the body is a seal containing the words 'I. Homer Helston 1738'. Beneath this 'dated 1738' has been painted onto the surface of the glass.

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