Pictures of Collection12

Here are some jugs, bottles, and other items that I'm trying to appraise for a gentlemen. Any help would be appreciated. Contact Reggie Lynch, Email: rlynch@antiquebottles.com.

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Rare form demijohn with seal that reads D. WELLS / 1764. Near mint condition with just has scratch that nicked the seal - very minor. From the famous Charles B. Gardner auction in 1975 - lot 2533. Gallon size?
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Side view.
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Front view of seal.
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Base view.
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Gallon size (?) crock with four rosettas under the glaze (slip trailed) dug from Georgetown, SC.
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Rear side.
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Base view.
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SC Dispensary pint size flask in rare tombstone style. Badly damaged - pieces were glued back together.
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Side view.
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Rear view.
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Pontil quart size (?) jar with seal that reads something like BORDEAUX / PRUNES. Dug on New Street in Charleston, SC.
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Base view showing pontil.
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Black glass bottle - unusual form.
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base view showing pontil.
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Gallon size (?) jug from Edgefield area - possibly Lewis Miles?
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Other side.
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Base view.
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Spanish olive jar, called "Aoja", recovered from Gulf shipwreck. Quart size?
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View other side.
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Base view.
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1/2 gallon size jug with initials "N.B." for Nelson Bass of Lincolnton, NC. Smaller than typical gallon size.
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View of other side.
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Base view.
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2 gallon size (?) jug by Pendland of Asheville, NC.
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View other side.
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Base view.
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2 gallon size (?) crock, not sure of origin.
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View of other side.
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Base view.
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Gallon size (?) picture, origin unknown.
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View of other side.
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Base view.
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Gallon size (?) crock that reads CRAVEN.
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View of other side.
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Base view.
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Aqua blue jar (cup size?) embossed QUERUS / COD LIVER OIL / JELLY with rolled lip and pontil base. From the Charles Gardner Collection.
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View of pontil base.
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Green creamer with Pisgah Forest 1950 stamp on the base.
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Base view showing stamp.
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Black glass apothecary jar with pontil base and original lid. From the Williams Collection, lot 291.
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Have to hold jar in front of sun to see black color is actual a very dark amber.
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Base view showing pontil.
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Cobalt French pharmacy bottle embossed PHARMACIE DORVAULL / PARIS, height about 7", with pontil base. Near mint condition. Dug in Charleston, SC.
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Plain reverse side.
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Base view showing open pontil.
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Aqua pontil medicine embossed CLEMENT'S INDIAN TONIC .. with original label. Mint condition.
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Other side showing full paper label.
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Base view showing open pontil.
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Two Confederate Civil War relics. First is a battlefield amputation blade. Second is a bleeder stamped C.S. Hosp. Dept..
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Metal canteen inscribed Here's a Smile / to those / I Love. Pictured on page 186 of Huggins SC Dispensary book.
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Reverse side of canteen.
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Another bleeder stamped with a name (?) from Philadelphia. The two pieces slide together as shown in next photo.
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Bleeder with both pieces together.
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Two tone jug, circa late 1700s. Excavated when College of Charleston was expanded on George Street.
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View of other side.
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View of base.
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Another jug dug from the same hole at College of Charleston.
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View of other side.
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Base view.
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Cobalt blue blob top bottle embossed DR MORRIS'S / SEAWEED TONIC / CHARLESTON, S.C.. Has major crack.
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Pink set of plates, cups, cream, and sugar bowl made in 1940/41 by W.B Stephen of Pisgah Forest. Some pieces are stamped with this info.
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Reverse side showing the stamps on some of the pieces.
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Another view of the reverse side.