ITEM MK20. "A.D. ATKINSON
- CHIRAYTA BITTERS / OR/ NERVO TONIC ELIXIR - NEW YORK,"
(not listed by Ring), aquamarine, rectangular, remnants of an
iron pontil scar, 8 5/8"H, applied square collar, lightly
cleaned to about perfect condition. American, C. 1850, extremely
Generously sized and filled with interesting embossing, this
extremely rare bitters bottle is one any collector would be proud
to own. As noted, the piece has been cleaned but not overly so
and the glass retains a pleasing luster.