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Crucifix and Cross Bottles
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Height Bottle Markings Description, including signature and date
8" oval flask with "George Martin Jr. Oxford & 15th St." molded into the glass on the back This bottle contains a crucifix, with a simple carved figure of Christ, and tools. It also contains a piece of fabric (representing Christ's cloak) and a rooster. The tools and the base were covered in silver glitter, much of which has fallen off and become stuck to the inside of the flask. One of Christ's arms has also fallen off and is lying at the bottom of the bottle where it cannot be retrieved and reattached. The layout of this bottle, and its use of glitter, is exactly the same as one made by W. A. Poole of Reading, Pa., but Reading does not have an Oxford or 15th Streets. I do believe the maker is the same, even if this bottle did not come from Reading.
crosses 1-10 back crosses 21-30