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George Duncan & Sons Amber Glass Whisk Broom w/Daisy & Button Pattern

George Duncan & Sons Amber Glass Whisk Broom w/Daisy & Button Pattern

Duncan and Sons was started in Pittsburgh in In March Geo. Duncan passes away, but the company keeps the name.

Professor Geo J Byrne Universal Compound, Square, Fancy Relief, Yellow Amber, 10 inch. image courtesy of Norman C. Heckler & Co

Professor Geo J Byrne Universal Compound, Square, Fancy Relief, Yellow Amber, 10 inch. image courtesy of Norman C. Heckler Co

Antique Victorian era Raised Enamel Amber Glass Pocket Flask for Whisky, Moser, Bohemian Art Glass, c. 1850-80

afewcenturiesago: “ Antique Victorian era Raised Enamel Amber Glass Pocket Flask for Whisky, Moser, Bohemian Art Glass, c.

Blown Steigel type amethyst bottle, late 18th c., in the diamond and daisy pattern  Pook and Pook, Fine Art and Accessories, Downington Pa, Oct 1st

Blown Steigel type amethyst bottle, late c., in the diamond & daisy pattern

Tom McGehee’s CURATOR’S CHOICE: A Cathedral Pickle Jar. The design of this 13 ½” tall bottle is reminiscent of a Gothic cathedral, hence its name.  And with a 2” diameter mouth, it would easily have accommodated cucumber pickles.  Cathedral pickle jars were first introduced around 1860 and were made in sizes ranging from 8” to 14” in height.  This example is one of a pair on display within the Bottle Room in the Bellingrath Home.

Tom McGehee’s CURATOR’S CHOICE: A Cathedral Pickle Jar. The design of this 13 ½” tall bottle is reminiscent of a Gothic cathedral, hence its name. And with a 2” diameter mouth, it would easily have accommodated cucumber pickles. Cathedral pickle jars were first introduced around 1860 and were made in sizes ranging from 8” to 14” in height. This example is one of a pair on display within the Bottle Room in the Bellingrath Home.

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