Cool Embossings 3
09 September 2014
Lions, Bears and Bulls oh my. This is the third post in the series titled “Cool Embossings”. See Cool Bottle Embossings and Cool Bottle Embossings 2. I carry these images around in my digital purse, and periodically want to post. Please send me any pictures you have of cool embossings.
Crouching Lion In Shield) Sealed Onion Wine Bottle, England, 1690-1710. Flattened bulbous form with embossed seal at mid body, medium olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim – pontil scar, ht. 6 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 5 3/4 inches; (3/4 inch chip from applied seal, numerous chips from applied string rim and sheared mouth). Similar in form and construction to RD plate 10 Early and rare. – Heckler Premier Auction 115
“WASHINGTON SPRING CO / (bust of Washington) / BALLSTON SPA / N.Y. – C”, (S-61), American, ca. 1865 – 1875, deep emerald green pint, smooth base, applied sloping double collar mouth – Glass Works Auction 98
SLOOP – STAR, (GX-8), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 – 1840, deep sapphire blue half-pint, tubular open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. – Glass Works Auction 98
“TRAVELER’S” / STAR / “COMPANION – RAVENNA” / STAR / “GLASS CO.”, (GXIV-3), Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, ca. 1855 – 1865, tobacco amber pint, reddish iron pontil – Glass Works Auction 98
Walking lion on a Cold Lion Iron Tonic
“INDIAN MEDICAL SPRING WATER CO. / (motif of an Indians head) / “MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.”, Minnesota, ca. 1895 – 1910, cobalt blue half-gallon. – Glass Works Auction 98
“MANITOU” (motif on an Indians head) / “BITTERS”, (M-28.3), American, ca. 1880 – 1890, amber, 7 7/8”h, smooth base, tooled ringed lip. – Glass Works Auction 98
Girl on a Bicycle from a GXIII-3 historical flask pint.
Duram Whiskey Bull
Rattle Snake Oil – Embossed Snake – eBay
Embossed Indian Head on Shiloh Bottling Works, Providence, R.I.
Man pouring beer hutch – Brad Seigler
Embossed Bear Seal