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Nursing Bottle
1800-1825
Maker:Probably made by Thomas Danforth Boardman and Sherman Boardman , American, 1810 - 1860
Cast pewter
Primary Dimensions (height x diameter at middle): 6 3/8 x 3 3/8in. (16.2 x 8.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Gail L. Smith
Description: Cast pewter nursing bottle. The bottle (.b) is baluster-shaped, with a tall, tapered neck and a round foot. The top of the neck is threaded to receive a short cylindrical cap (.a) with a nipple on the top. A hole is pierced through the tip of the cap. The bottle is lightly scratched and has a few small gouges.
Object Number: 1987.175.0a,b
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