Monthly Archives: April 2012

Early American Blown Three Mold Decanters

The objects were produced by blowing molten glass into a mold, thereby causing the glass to assume the shape and pattern design of the mold. Early American Blown Three Mold Decanters 30 April 2012 (R•031414) An area of high interest to … Continue reading

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“Loaf of Bread” Demijohns

The ‘Loaf of Bread” demijohn bottles are a favorite of ours and especially my wife Elizabeth. If you see one at a show, and the condition is good, buy it fast because I have missed two (2) recently trying to … Continue reading

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The GIV Eagle Masonic Historical Flask

Two nice pictures of a cobalt blue, Eagle Masonic historical flask were posted on facebook the other day by New Orleans, super collector Charles Aprill (2 l’s) that rocked the site prompting some high praise from all who viewed. This … Continue reading

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The Bulls Eye Glass Pane

My association with bullseye window panes is limited, but on two occasions I almost crossed the line and obtained examples for the house here at Peach Ridge. The first encounter was at a country antique store west of Houston. This … Continue reading

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Two simply stunning inks in drop dead colors..

Pink Master Ink and Cranberry-Puce, 12-sided Ink No big story here. Just wanted these three pictures of two gorgeous inks to sit on a page alone. Everything is right here, the photography, composition, lighting, subject matter and color. The pictures … Continue reading

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Early Blown Glass Blue CATHEDRAL PICKLE BOTTLE closes on eBay

Well the dust has settled on that surprising blue Cathedral Pickle that closed today on eBay for a handsome $16,200. WOW! Here are a series of pictures and write-ups the seller (storybook553) posted: On this bottle, the paper is taped … Continue reading

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The big star in Hollywood, Mississippi is the Imperial Levee

An absolute favorite bottle of mine is the ‘Imperial / Levee / J. Noyes / Hollywood / Miss.‘  figural wine bottle. This bottle comes embossed with the typography noted above and un-embossed. The bottle was made somewhere between 1845 and … Continue reading

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Snuff Bottles

I was looking at all of the Peachridge Glass (PRG) post categories (see the right area of every page) thinking I had written about American snuff jars and bottles before and was surprised that I had missed this intriguing area. … Continue reading

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Dr. J. Boveedods Imperial Wine Bitters

Dr. J. Bovee Dods’ Imperial Wine Bitters 25 April 2012 (R•072014) John Bovee Dods (1795 – 1872) was a spiritualist and former clergyman. He settled in Brooklyn, New York in 1850, and remained there until his death. His Imperial Wine … Continue reading

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Small Inkwell Bottles Page

A stunning array of small inkwells has been posted on facebook over at Bottle Collectors of late. (includes various additions of importance from elsewhere) A stunning array of small inkwells has been posted on facebook over at Bottle Collectors of … Continue reading

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