Set of three small Bristol blue glass sauce Bottles

Set of three small Bristol blue glass sauce Bottles

Set of three small Bristol blue glass sauce Bottles

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Set of three small Bristol blue glass sauce Bottles:
cylindrical blue bodies with decorative gilt inscriptions reading: ‘OL:CROTON’, ‘ACET:ARUM’, and ‘TINCT:SCILLAE’; with matched clear glass stoppers.
Circa 1820, some wear to gilding.

Height:6"-15.0cm
Width:1"-4.0cm
Glossary Words

Bristol Blue

The name given to rich, deep blue-coloured glass produced between 1780 and 1840. It has been copied so well in modern times that it can be difficult to tell the difference.

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