Case bottles were the most common glass vessels in the first half of the 17th century and were used for storing wine. Their use at Jamestown was wide spread where literally hundreds were recovered. The name derives from the square sides of the bottle that allowed them to be packed into a wooden box or case for easy transport. Bottle is approximately 9" high
Small oil lamps were used in the 1800's to set the duration of a visit for a gentleman caller. When the lamp went out so did he. This piece measures 7 high.
All of the Jamestown Glasshouse produced pieces are hand-blown and crafted by local artisans. The natural color of glass is green so if you seek historical accuracy then your best selection is the green glass items.
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This Piece is an example of a commonly used household item. It is not a reproduction of an artifact. Each piece was hand-blown and is one of a kind. No two pieces are identical. This piece measures approximately 3 ¾ high.
The natural color of glass is green, because sand has iron oxide or rust in it naturally. To change the color, a metal must be added.