Condition : Very Good++ with strong color and desirable Upstate NY maker. Rim with moderate wear, including small chips/flakes and glaze loss from use, as shown. Cobalt Shoulder has been Brush-Decorated with cobalt (rather than simply dipped), giving it an interesting and highly-unusual Swirled appearance. Stamp : DEFREEST is misspelled DEFRIESET, as shown.
Body is clean and undamaged with a shiny, salt-glazed finish. There is some minor case wear noted around the immediate shoulder (these early stoneware bottles were reused over and over).No cracks, no repairs, no restoration work. Highly appropriate for any collection. See photos for complete details and close-ups.
Please consider them as part of the description. Measures 10-5/8H x 4-1/4W overall with a base diameter of 3-5/8. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique NY Stoneware Beer Bottle with Cobalt, E. DeFreest, Troy (Lansingburg) 1850" is in sale since Saturday, February 20, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Beer". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.