ITEM 11005. "FORBES &
CO / CHATHAM / SQUARE / NEW YORK - GUTTA PERCHA - OIL BLACKING
- PATENT," bright golden amber, rectangular, pontil scar,
5 3/16"H, crudely applied ring mouth, a mint example with
weakened embossing as is typical for this mold. Blown at a Stoddard,
NH Glass Works, C. 1850, extremely rare.
This wonderful Stoddard made blacking bottle is one of a handful
known without damage and an icon among embossed New England utilities.
Price: $7500 plus
shipping and insurance