I have been researching this little gem of a bottle for quite some time and am baffled over it. I have no idea what it was used for. If anyone would like to educate me or point me in the right direction, I would be grateful. I picked it simply because it intriqued me and so it has for quite some time. The amount of work that was employed on this bottle is perplexing. So I assume what it may have held was valuable or dangerous (like some type of medicine). It does not appear to have been an oily substance, but I assume it was some type of liquid.
Material: Antique Blown Glass, Wire Frame, Cork in Throat of Bottle, and Tin Base
Colors: Glass is Clear, but quite dirty and dusty; Cork is tan; wire frame is brown, but not rusty; and the tin base is mostly brown and silver on the outside and mostly silver and brown on the underside.
Approximate Dimensions in Inches: 2 1/4 high x 1 ¼ across on base
Approximate Creation Date: April 25, 1882
Who Made It: No Clue
Where Made: I assume USA, but I could be wrong.
Marks on Base: “PAT APRIL 25 1882”. This appears in tiny print on the outside of the base. There appears to be larger print on the other side and it may be “US” and some other letters, but I really cannot make it out. I am not even sure if it says “US”. Whatever it is, it is quite faint. I do not know if it has rubbed away over the years, or I am simply imagining things.
Condition: Used Antique Condition.There are no chips, cracks, knicks, flea bites, fractures, or repairs to this bottle. Most of the cork is missing; the only remaining cork is what is in the interior of the bottle -on the throat. The wire frame may or may not have had something attached to it on the top; I have no idea; in addition, the wire is bent in places. The base is slightly bent, but not bad really. The welding of the wire to the base is still intact – which I am surprised it. You would think that it would have let go by now. Please look at all the pictures. I know they appear to be the same angle, but I assure you they are not.
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