ITEM 9512. "U.S.A / HOSP.
DEPT," golden yellow in the shoulder shading to apricot
in the base with profuse puce striations, cylindrical, smooth
base, 9 ¼"H, applied double collar, mint. American,
1860-1870. Bob Pattridge Collection.
Our current offerings include numerous USA Hospital Department
bottles collected over several decades. This collection is arguably
the most comprehensive ever assembled and we are proud to promote
what we believe to be the finest examples in this large and impressive
Every collection has its "best"
bottle and this is without question the star among stars. Not
seen publically since the Pattridge Sale in 1983, this wildly
colored example is in the discussion for best Hospital bottle
PERIOD. I could wax rhapsodic for days about the bottle but will
instead let the numerous pictures tell the story of this truly
remarkable piece of glass.
Price: $9500 plus
shipping and insurance