Description: An early Ginger Beer, Soda or Ale Bottle with cobalt merchant advertising, Boston, Massachusetts origin, ca. Wheel-thrown cylindrical form with tapered shoulder and oversized Blob Top with cork finish. Impressed on the shoulder with bold, cobalt-washed stamps reading: COMSTOCK, GOVE & CO / 1873. Gove are listed as Soda & Beer Manufacturers at two locations in Boston during this time period: 30 Canal St.
See Internet for further information on the firm. Condition: Very Good overall with strong color and clear stamp impressions. Minor imperfections are noted below. Iron ping near the heel, lower front. Base perimeter with shallow flakes and two very faint lines that extend into the body roughly 1.
Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for descriptive accuracy. No repaired damage or restoration work.See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures 10H x 3-3/4W overall with a base diameter of 3-5/8. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware Beer Bottle with Cobalt, Dated 1873, Comstock & Gove, Boston MA" is in sale since Friday, November 15, 2019.
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.