17th Century Onion bottle eventually changed. The sides became taller and shouldered to allow better storage capacity Onion/Mallet bottle. The onion bottle design from the 1720 to 1730.This bottle was something halfway between the. The wine bottles plucked out of the mud began to flake. The devitrification can be seen here in the pitting and lifting of the actual glass. While minor surface flaking shows patches of a beautiful iridescence, all the result of long-term immersion in the sand, mud of sea water. The base had a picked up to prevent scratches from a broken pontil.
This bottle was found by scuba divers, Ray and his son John Demers in the Piscataqua River along the coast of. New Hampshire sometime in the early1960's. Began many years of research.The bottle is 1/2 full of sand mud.