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Lot 401

ASSORTED DUTCH BLACK GLASS CASE-GIN BOTTLES, LOT OF SIX

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ASSORTED DUTCH BLACK GLASS CASE-GIN BOTTLES, LOT OF SIX, various shades of olive-green/black, each with applied rounded blob or tapered mouth and smooth base, comprising two examples with applied shoulder seals embossed "AVH" including one also embossed "A. VAN HOBOKEN & Co. / ROTTERDAM" on two sides, and four smaller examples ranging from approximately a quarter pint to a full pint, the smallest embossed "JJ MELCHERS W ZN" on one panel. Mid to late 19th century. 5 1/4" to 10 5/8" H.
Literature: "AVH" examples parallel Van den Bossche - Antique Glass Bottles, p. 133, pl. 85.

Condition

Excellent condition overall with generally minor wear, except tallest AVH example with excessive wear and scratching to rear shoulder and a pinhead sized bruise at mouth.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.