The way Nas is pictured comfortably, nuzzled up next to Nicki Minaj during dinner at the New York location of his Sweet Chick restaurant on Tuesday (May 9), fuels speculation that the two are dating.Nicki posted the pic to her Instagram annotated with the caption, “Only KINGS recognize QUEENS,” before gloating about how great the food at Sweet Chick is. It also appears that the rumored couple are rocking identical medallions around their necks.

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The base of the second bottle whose lip was shown above right is displayed here.

The the lower left corner you can see evidence of the diagonal mold seam which at one time bisected the base.

The disk-like mark is sometimes confused with a pontil.

the pontil is actually broken glass where the metal rod used to hold the bottle while the lip was form was broken off leaving a sharp scar.

the right side is crude and was disturbed by the action of marking the marking with Owens Ring.

Owens rapidly made improvements as eh redesigned his machine numerous times and eventually over came the problems of uniformity see here.

The Owens ring again covers the entire base and even intrudes out to the side of the bottle slightly.

In the center of the Owens Ring the Owens mark is shown the diamond.

Although the nature of Nicki and Nas’ relationship isn’t crystal clear yet, what is clear is that the dinner was to celebrate a win of some sort as noted by everyone’s congratulatory captions.