Category Archives: Folk Art

Looking at some George Ohr Inkwell Examples

Looking at some George Ohr Inkwell Examples The ‘Mad Potter of Biloxi’ 20 June 2014 Jim Hagenbuch and Glass Works Auctions had some nice George Ohr, also affectionately called the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”, inkwells in their auction #102 that closed … Continue reading

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The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House

  The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House 27 October 2013 F., Enjoyed the post on upcoming article in Bottles and Extras on Tonopah, Nevada bottle dig. Tonopah rang a bell and sure enough, it was a postcard of a house … Continue reading

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The Ginger Ale Page – Ken Previtali

The GINGER ALE Page Ken Previtali 19 October 2013 (R•102713) (R•110213) One of the neat things about Peachridge Glass is the opportunity and doors it opens to correspond with collectors. I am constantly receiving new material and updating posts which … Continue reading

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The Folksy, Girl on a Bicycle Historical Flask

The Folksy Girl on a Bicycle Historical Flask [Updated 14 August 2013] I am very fond of Folk art and especially enjoy seeing art and illustrations on antique bottles like the Travellers Bitters and Pikes Peak Flasks. Yesterday, I was … Continue reading

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My Pink Dream

MY PINK DREAM 07 August 2013 (R•102013) Did I dream this? I can not remember. Was a Memory Bottle found recently that had a hint of a Drake’s Plantation Bitters within as the covered bottle structure? Was it at Manchester? … Continue reading

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43rd Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show

43rd Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show by Jack Hewitt On June 8, 2013 the 43rd Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show was held in Smyrna, Georgia, just 15 minutes north of Atlanta. There were 80+ sales tables and Jim Sanders, long time … Continue reading

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The Nicest 1970’s Old Home Bitters Bottle Lamp

OLD HOME BITTERS LAMP Wow, this has to be one of the nicest, if not the nicest of the large Old Home Bitters bottle lamps. If you look at the size, proportions, embossing and hole in the bottom for the … Continue reading

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Whiskey Bottle Tombstone – Clayton, Alabama

A wife told her husband that she’d make him a whiskey bottle-shaped tombstone if he didn’t stop drinking. He didn’t. Thank you to Dennis Humphrey for post inspiration. Bottle pictured above is a Dr. J. S. Woods Elixir medicine bottle … Continue reading

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Historical Canteens – Canteen Figural Bottles

 HISTORICAL CANTEENS Canteen Figural Bottles 19 July 2013 (R•102913) Jim Hagenbuch has one of the finest H. A. GRAEF’S SON N.Y. CANTEEN bottles I have ever seen at his Glass Works Auction #96 “Cabin Fever” auction that closes this coming … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual Christmas Present

ART CHURCH BIRD HOUSE Now here’s something none of you have – For Xmas my wife to be commissioned a special, one of a kind birdhouse by HVBC (Hudson Valley Bottle Club) Club Treasurer Art Church, a friend of ours. … Continue reading

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