Vintage Bicentennial Bottle, Cobalt Blue, Charles Jacquinet, 1976 Souvenir, Glass Collectible, Home Decor, George Washington, Maryland

$148.60 $185.75

The gorgeous cobalt-blue Maryland Glass Company George Washington bust-shaped bottle is in great to excellent condition. According to references, this beautiful glass collectible was made by the Maryland Glass Company. There is embossed information on the lower front, lower back, and on the bottom. The lower front shows "23 FL. OZ.". The lower back has "LIQUOR BOTTLE" with "1976 Bicentennial" below. The round bottom has "CHARLES JACQUINet Cie Inc. PHILA. PA. EST 1864" along the outer edge with a "75", "30", and "6" around what appears to be an embossed mark with "6T" and "IE" on either side of the CJC mark. Below the embossed mark it has "AMERICA'S OLDEST CORDIAL PRODUCERS". Along with its beautifully embossed accents, the design of the presidential regalia including the shoulder covers, buttons, and tie are incredibly bold and inviting to the touch. While the lower section of the bust portrays an energetic and well-kept George Washington, the features of the head - particularly in the area of the face - depict the president as being older and seemingly more frail. The most likely explanation for the older-face depicted on this bottle is that even in his old age, the president was still well-kept and prepared for whatever might come his way. This explanation would also match the longevity of Charles Jacquinet Cie Inc. noted on the bottom as "AMERICA'S OLDEST CORDIAL PRODUCERS'.

Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Even more, depending on the lighting, the cobalt-blue glass can sometimes look more purple than blue. Also, the original screw-on lid is not with the bottle.

There are no breaks, cracks, chips, or repair places on this gorgeous cobalt-blue Maryland Glass Company George Washington bust-shaped bottle. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the bottle - mainly in the form of very faint rub marks on the round foot of the base where it has come in contact with different surfaces. Also, while the bottle has been lightly washed with mild soap and water, there are some very faint and super small areas of dust and/or debris in the textured surface - mainly near the embossed sections. In addition, the interior appear to be very clean.

The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous cobalt-blue George Washington bust-shaped glass bottle are many. The display case or china cabinet would be enhanced by the addition of this incredibly beautiful cobalt-blue glass collectible. Also, the open collectibles shelf or spacious bookcase would welcome this George Washington bust-shaped glass bottle for its stunning cobalt-blue color and patriotic-Bicentennial charm. In addition, the growing collection of old bottles would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this incredibly ornate cobalt-blue Bicentennial souvenir glass bottle.

The collector will appreciate this Maryland Glass Company Charles Jacquinet Cie, Inc. souvenir glass bottle for its great to excellent condition, stunning cobalt-blue color, intricately designed features, patriotic-Bicentennial charm, and beautiful overall appearance.

The collectible 1976 Bicentennial cobalt-blue glass bottle weighs approximately 24 oz.

The gorgeous cobalt-blue Maryland Glass Company George Washington bust-shaped flask/bottle measures approximately 9.25" tall to the top of the rim x 5.25" wide across the shoulders from outside to outside x 3 15/16" wide across the round base from outside to outside.

The rim measures approximately 1" wide across from outside to outside with an opening measurement of .75" across from inside to inside.

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Vintage Bicentennial Bottle Cobalt Blue Charles Jacqueline Cie 1976 Souvenir Glass Collectible Home Decor George Washington Maryland Glass Company

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