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Sandwich Canary Hobnail Cologne

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Sandwich Canary Hobnail Cologne

Type: 
Cologne bottle
Material(s): 
Transparent canary glass bottle and stopper in the oval hobnail pattern
Designer/Maker: 
Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
Markings: 
None
Origin: 
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Date or Era: 
1840 to 1870
Dimensions: 
8-3/4 inches high
Additional Information: 
The company's oval hobnail pattern is unique because the hobnails are oval, not round. See "The Glass Industry in Sandwich," Raymond E. Barlow and Joan E. Kaiser, Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, PA (1987), Volume 3, pages 120-121. For more on "American Scent Bottles," view the presentation on this website under the Resources tab.

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