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Two Amber Glass Cabin-form Bitters Bottles

Auction:
2509
Lot:
408
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Two Amber Glass Cabin-form Bitters Bottles, America, 1860-80, an orange amber St. Drake's bottle, tall four-log example with applied tapered lip, raised lettering "ST. DRAKE'S 1860 PLANTATION X BITTERS" on one side, "PATENTED 1862" on reverse, ht. 10 1/2; a c. 1930 Clevenger Brothers reproduction amber bottle with embossed lettering "E.C. BOOZ'S OLD CABIN WHISKEY" on one side of the roof, "1840," and "120 WALNUT ST PHILADELPHIA" on the other side, embossed "CB" on bottom, (cracked, hole on corner of roof), ht. 8 in.
Estimate $250-350

Drake's- very good condition; Booz's -Curved crack goes across front of cabin, 1/8 in. hole on corner of roof on opposite side.

Keywords

Amber Glass Cabin-form, PHILADELPHIA, Bitters, Glass bottles, The Chronicles of Amber

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