Jeff and Holly Noordsy

Dealers Specializing in the Sale of Early American Bottles, Glass and Period Decorative Arts

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ITEM 7104. DIP MOLDED UTILITY JAR, bright forest green, cylindrical, pontil scar, 4 ¼"H, outwardly folded mouth, mint. New England, probably blown at a Connecticut Glass House, 1800-1830.

Blown using the same metal used in the chestnut bottles of the period, this hefty little jar is in fact much rarer than the ubiquitous chestnut. Of special note are the beautifully formed mouth and the startlingly beautiful green color of the glass with which the bottle was blown. Both the bottle's color and metal quality point towards Pitkin or Willington as a probable place of origin.




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