Black Glass Ale






Circa 1850-1860 Black Glass Ale

This is a super crude and deep olive amber ale bottle dug in an early privy in Philadelphia in July, 2022. It is weakly pontiled, and has an applied double taper top. Three-part mold, and looks American.


Height: 8 1/4"  
Color: deep blackish olive amber

Condition: excellent - perfect structurally with no chips, cracks, or dings, and it has only the lightest surface wear. Looks pretty clean too.

Reference Number: Y963

Price: $25