Thanks alot for letting me know!! The Richmond plant burned in 1925 and was not rebuilt. The flask is overall very crude with large bubbles, the noted slag particles no radiations from any of these , a very sloppy and crude lip, stretch marks in the neck, wavy glass and is just a wonderful example of the crudeness of hand-blown glass from the mid-19th century! Louis glass factory location post-1891. And, some types of bottles are more likely to bear embossed markings on the base, such as beer, whiskey and soda bottles. Lava or foam glazes were common in VanBriggle and Haeger — the most recognized being Bennington Brown Foam by Haeger. Nemadji has a distinctive look, done almost in mission style like the swirl clay potters.
Yes Bottle condition is very important. If you have up-to-date information on this mark, please contact me! Other suspected maker's marks have not even been accurately assigned to a particular glassmaker and even if the maker is known, much company specific research has yet to be done. When placed side by side the difference is noticeable. Moved to Spain in 1960 and focused on creating steel sculptures. Only bottles from countries that make up North America are listed. If the period of use of the mark was short, the age of the bottle may be pinpointed to a short period of time. First sold in 1856 by Joseph Burnett of Southborough, Massachusetts, it was a popular product for many years and was still available into the early 20th century.
The number on the right may indicate the last digits of the manufacturing date. Argent is an archaic word for silver, hence had call our home. Has anybody heard of this mark or the Highland Bottling Company? Time period when this plant was in operation is uncertain. This is a typical example, as seen on the bottom of an emerald green bottle with a date code of 1952. The mark shown was found on a soda fountain glass dating to the 1950s.
I have learned so much going through this site. It comes in a host of colors ranging from black amethyst to blue to emerald green though is by far most commonly seen in the color of this example - bluish aqua. Thanks, Eric So is there anything to delineate which it is? Nice example, very early American and in great condition! Ofgen Bonn, Germany Y- in a circle Etaria Lipasmaton Athens, Greece. One can see in the image how the hot, plastic glass was pushed up slightly by the pontil rod in order to inset the scar enough so that the bottle would stand upright easy, which it does. It is also one of a small handful of over 4 sided medicine bottles that are embossed on every side - six embossed sides in this case. Thanks Carol, I am assuming it is a soda bottle. On his property we found a heap of buried bottles.
Overall, a fine Civil War era liquor flask that is scarcer than most of these types. Yellow clay was primarily from Ohio, so most of the Ohio potteries used yellow clay. Western Glass Manufacturing Company, Valverde Denver , Colorado c. Crystalline glazes were done in early Camark and early Haeger, like this pot by. Overall this is an excellent, early and appropriately crude example of a Townsend's likely dating from the 1840s. The exact cursive style of the lettering changed slightly several times over the years. Please note that the Bureau of Land Management does not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of the materials provided by other agencies or organizations.
The miners liked to use the soda as a chaser with their favorite brand of whiskey. This website provides complete scanned copies jpegs of several never before re-printed bottle makers catalogs covering a wide array of bottle types. Since my research showed American Bottling used their plant initial, plus a year mark, it made sense that it could be the Massilon plant in 1912. Antique glass markings help solve the mystery of the old glass piece's past and provide clues for identification, value and authenticity. Leeds, York, England M- in a circle Cristales Mexicanos Monterey, Mexico N- in a diamond Tippon Glass Co. Atlantic Bottle Company, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania c. Heinz was established in 1877.
Perhaps someone will find more info to solve this mystery! Check for excessive wear and scratches on the bottom. I actually had full access to study these and other of the Bertrand bottles several years ago in the great museum on the De Soto National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa where the entire cargo was curated. For more information, see the book. It is a beautiful bottle and one of the most exciting finds I have had, just for the setting and the ordeal. Most, if not all, of the marks illustrated there are frequently seen on other types of glassware as well, which makes the page quite helpful to a broader spectrum of collecting fields. The marks I do are only those used by glass makers who have made table, kitchen and decorative wares and only marks that were pressed into the glass. These were reportedly made by various glass works on the Eastern Seaboard though most are usually attributed primarily to that eras glass factories in the Pittsburgh area.
Most commonly, bottles with this mark seem to date from the 1870s and 1880s, but the mark was probably in use at least from around the start of the Civil War, perhaps a bit earlier. Is the bottle broken, chipped or cracked? ~David Hi Angela, The design patent was 90023. This is a good place to start to identify the country of origin, if it is not shown. The sides of the bottle have very distinct ridges running vertically coming together at a heavy embossed ring at the base of the neck; see the images. Wright Glass Company in the 1970s. David I am having a difficult time identifying a bottle I have. The text I gave was attributed to his page directly.
It was made at their main glass plant plant 7 located at Alton, Illinois. Authentic Gallé pieces sell for thousands if not tens of thousands. Its in the shape of a soda bottle. The surface of the bottle is very wavy, lumpy and crude which is largely a function it appears of the rough, unpolished surface of the likely iron mold it was made it. Doubtless, there are other products that they made in circulation, but they are unmarked and, unless proven otherwise, trade hands as being the product of another glass house.