Description: Milton K. Paine was a pharmacist as early as the 1840’s in Windsor, Vt. M.K. Paine is best known for the “Celery Compound” Medicine, the earliest of which came out in the 1880’s. I have found several unique paper label medicines with M.K. Paine dating to 1864 (as shown with tax stamp)such as the one located here.
This is the only Vermont Milk Glass Medicine known, from Windsor the birth place of Vermont (1791). American c. 1860. Oval milk glass, smooth base.
Embossed: M.K. PAINE DRUGGIST / & APOTHECARY / WINDSOR VT
Height: 6 7/8”
Color: Milk Glass White
Condition: Excellent, embossing is very good.
Milk glass is temperamental; these examples often show some crazing and crudeness on lip.
Item No. 318