A Scarce Late 19thC Etched Glass Apothecary Bottle for Glycerin, the Stopper in the Form of a Funnel


Origin: English
Period: Nineteenth Century
Provenance: Unknown
Date: c.1895
Circumference: 12 inches
Height: 12 inches

A rare example in fantastic order, complete with funnel stopper of bulbous form, the glass etched in bold lettering within an attractive double ruled border.

The matching wide mouthed funnel is especially hard to come by in such a large form, also acting as the stopper, making this example an exceptional one.

Glycerine is a pharmaceutical 'carrier' base for making pills, cough linctus and is an organic compound, also called glycerin or glycerine. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations.