Posted 7 years ago
Dredged this up in Biloxi,Ms while deepening the Biloxi commercial harbor.
Lip: outward rolled finish
Base: pontil scarred
Everything suggests it was an early preserves jar but haven't been able to find much info on it.
With great thanks to Bill Lindsey at historic bottles.com, We have more info on this bottle.
This bottle has a post-base mold conformation.
Regular full length mold
Early food bottle(pickles,olives,brandies fruit, ect.)
1830s or 1840s