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Back at the little quarry tip for round two . Weather a little cooler with sunshine and cloud and a little light rain but not enough to put me off so once again an early start to avoid the predicted late morning downpour .
I had done a little research here and found that there were two pubs originally in the nearby village and with that information it answered the question as to why I was finding beer bottles as well as domestic bottles . The date range was mixed , 1900 so far with a few slightly later offerings and soon this was to change with a rather frisky looking design adorning a bottle that I have never seen before .
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At first I assumed it was sick with the usual opaqueness which occurs in certain bottles depending on glass quality but further cleaning proved this to be not so plus the vast majority of the bottles here are as clean as a whistle and this looked a bit too consistent . The design raised an eyebrow with some rather well formed females in their birthday suits surrounded by an impressive design of crests and swirls which looked Victorian by design but surely this must be a little later than the stuffy Victorian period .Not quite but almost , research has put this as an Art Nouveau bottle 1890 - 1910 so a crossover time piece from Victorian to Edwardian . I would say this bottle slips more over into the Edwardian period and it is finished in an opaque satin acid treatment , a subtle discreet finish .
The tiny nodules on the neck are in fact stars with fine rays of lines coming down , it really is highly decorative with a lot of detail . I would say this was the most unusual bottle I have ever dug .
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Further cleaning is required to rid the bottle of the dark rust type stains and apart from a small base chip , this is remarkable that it is wholly intact .
The haul from a few hours , most will go to my bulk buyer , the green coffee bottles seem to be rather popular as are the beer bottles .
so far a nice mixed little tip .
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What a great find, the others look pretty good too. :thumbsup:
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What a cracking find :thumbsup:

Wonder what it was used for?
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Great selection of finds, Paul.
Your ornate bottle, may be of French origin.
They always seemed more liberal than us, Folies Bergeres etc and that is showing a lot more than a glimpse of ankle.
Saucy yes, sauce bottle no.
Could be a rarity.
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Dies it say Dr E Kuhlmann on it? That was a perfumery in Berlin in the 1960s, not this time period though.

I’m very intrigued too :D

Still prefer the older bottles though as I like the clearer gas and the small size of some of the inks and those thin little small bottles.
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Oxgirl wrote: Mon May 17, 2021 8:53 am Dies it say Dr E Kuhlmann on it? That was a perfumery in Berlin in the 1960s, not this time period though.

I’m very intrigued too :D

Still prefer the older bottles though as I like the clearer gas and the small size of some of the inks and those thin little small bottles.
yes , it does say Dr E. Kuhlmann across the little banner :thumbsup: I cant find much on the history of the company from when it first started which would give a clue to age of the bottle . A friend of mine has dated it to around 1900 which would tie in with the rest of the bottles from that era .
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Bit of a long shot, I know but my first thought when I looked at your bottle was
‘Lalique’
Haven’t done much looking but in the first few minuets I saw the attached.

Now wouldn’t that be a nice find. I don’t think it’s rude at all. I think it’s beautiful and so sinuous (is that the right word ?) lovely find and with that long neck quite amazing.

https://www.bohaglass.co.uk/rene-laliqu ... e-bottles/

ADD. Looked a bit more. Didn’t see one like yours. René obviously had ‘a thing’ for the female form though :o :D
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Ladybird66 wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 3:42 pm Bit of a long shot, I know but my first thought when I looked at your bottle was
‘Lalique’
Haven’t done much looking but in the first few minuets I saw the attached.

Now wouldn’t that be a nice find. I don’t think it’s rude at all. I think it’s beautiful and so sinuous (is that the right word ?) lovely find and with that long neck quite amazing.

https://www.bohaglass.co.uk/rene-laliqu ... e-bottles/

ADD. Looked a bit more. Didn’t see one like yours. René obviously had ‘a thing’ for the female form though :o :D
Very much agree , it is in that Lalique style . Not my kind of bottle but still nice to find . :thumbsup:
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