Free Blown 7 inch Cobalt Blue Blown Glass Apothecary Bottle.
Civil War Period 1840's to 1860's Blue Glass Denoted that contents were Poisonous .
This is a Great Cobalt Blue Free Blown Glass Bottle done in the Cylindrical form with the slanted shoulder up to the Perfectly formed top Lip. Normal Pushed-In type of iron Pontil Scar on bottom.
See Honest Frosty Wear Pattern on bottom of bottle in the 6th photo.
Normally produced to contain Poisons or the Latin word used on the paper labels was "Tinct" !
The Glass Stopper has either been lost, or has always been a Cork . Mushroom shaped Cork seen in photos is included.
Diameter at top of cylinder is 3 7/8 inches across and diameter at bottom is 3 inches measured with calipers.
Bottle overall measures 7 inches high to the top of the bottle lip without stopper.
Weighs exactly 9.0 Ounces.
Item ID: 2568
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