Dating antiques made in
However, there are actually several different kinds of china, each of which uses a specific production process.
Each of the green question hyperlinks result in a pop-up page showing the particular question on the Dating Page; once read it should be deleted to avoid clutter.
-There are molded (embossed) "swirls" on the shoulder and upper body of the bottle.
-The glass is clear (colorless) with just the slightest "straw" tint when looking through the thick portion of the base.
The author created this website as a BLM employee and continues to update and enhance the site in retirement as a volunteer.
This website now has a permanent home courtesy of the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA). This entire website is essentially a "key" - albeit a complex one - to the dating and typing (typology) of historic bottles.