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Stoneware bottle

From the Collection of Mont De Lancey 71 Wellington Road Wandin North Victoria

Description
A collection of six stoneware bottles.
Small pottery bottle referred to as a "Penny ink" bottle. Which got it's name because of the price of 1d = 1 penny.
Medium glazed brown pottery bottle (Angus & Co. Ink Commercial).
Large glazed brown pottery bottle (Bourne-Denby). Sample is from England probably sold for 2/- or 2/6d. Two shillings or two shillings & sixpence.
Two Erven Lucas Bols - Het Lootsje Amsterdam. Referred to as "Dutch gins". Actually contained "Seltzer spa water" or a form of quinine tonic. Both supposed to be health drinks.
Green/black bottle is a traditional Dutch gin with tapering sides, it made easy to remove mould after being blown by hand. The cork top was applied by an apprentice. Sample dates to approx 1900.

Size
Various
Object Registration
2631
Keywords
bottles
Last updated
18 May 2019 at 8:45PM