Lot of Four: Stoneware Beer Bottles incl. F. GLEASON / LEMON BEER Example w/ Cobalt Top

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 190

Price Realized: $143.75

($125 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Four Stoneware Beer Bottles, American, 19th century, one with cobalt-decorated top, stamped "F. GLEASON / LEMON BEER"; one with the cobalt-decorated mark, "W,W. WRIGHT / ROOT BEER"; one impressed "NORFOLK BEER" with light Albany slip glaze; and one impressed "LOWREY'S XX". Gleason bottle with chipped section to base and some fry to cobalt. Wright bottle with a few base chips, a line to shoulder, and a piece of clay adhered to underside. Norfolk Beer bottle with partially-drilled hole at base, lines to spout and shoulder area, and several chips. Lowrey's bottle in excellent condition. H (of Gleason bottle) 9".

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