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Twenty-six Colored Blown Glass Patent Medicine Bottles, Jars, and Flasks

Auction:
3173M
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 3173M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 15, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Twenty-six Colored Blown Glass Patent Medicine Bottles, Jars, and Flasks, 19th and 20th century, including an aqua "Dr Cummings Vegetine," an octagonal emerald "Rumford Chemical Works," an amethyst "The Worcester D&R Flask," an aqua "Dr O. Phelps Brown," a "Quaker Bitters" with original label, an aqua "Dr. Lilmer's Swamp-Root," and a "Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound," ht. to 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $150-250


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Lydia E. Pinkham, Alternative medicine, Aqua, Bitters, Drinking culture, Flask, Health, Herbalists, Lydia Pinkham, Patent medicine, Pinkham, Quacks

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