Amazing bottle display at Philly Museum of Art

bottlecrazy

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Two images of unbelievable flasks

Another of a barrel (bitters?) in the original mold. How cool is that?
 

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Hi bottlecrazy, This is the mold you photographed, a rare survivor.
It was used to produce Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic bottles.


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Thanks for the pictures. I see some true rarities among those flasks. Wow.
 

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Wow! I was there years ago, but I don't think they had that display back then. I'm always glad to see when a museum chooses the best bottles they can find for their display.
 

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For another (even more) fantastic display of flasks, check out the Corning Museum of Glass.
 

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The next room over contains some fantastic scrafitto syle redware-possibly the finest collection in the country. Better than Winterthur, although somme super flasks can be viewed there also.
 

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