ITEM 6487. LABELED "LIPPINCOTT
& CO. - PHILADELPHIA" MASTER INK, brilliant peachy apricot,
three-piece mold cylinder, smooth base, 9 5/8"H, applied
sloping collar with ring and tooled pour spout, a mint bottle
retaining some content residue. American, probably blown at a
Baltimore Glass House, C. 1860, rare.
Although it retains a good portion of an original Philadelphia
ink label, it is my best guess that this bottle was in fact blown
at a nearby Baltimore area glass house. The color is absolutely
outstanding and better than my photos would indicate. In keeping
with my personal promise to sell bottles just as I have found
them I have not attempted to clean the content residue but it
could be done in a jiffy with a little care to protect the label.
Master ink bottles in this color range are RARE and th9is example
is made all the more unusual by the survival of the original