Item CL076, PAIR OF LABEL UNDER GLASS COLOGNE BOTTLES WITH GLASS STOPPERS, the bottles and stoppers are covered with simulated bark. They are 7 ½” high including the stoppers.
One pictures a young woman and “COLOGNE” in gold letters, the bottle and label are in near perfect condition.
The other bottle pictures a young woman and “BAY RUM” in gold letters, the bottle is in near perfect condition, the label has several cracks around the edges and a ½ piece of glass is missing in the lower right.
These two bottles are pictured on page 142 in the book “ANTIQUE SHAVING MUGS OF THE UNITED STATES” by Robert Powell. They were in the author’s collection. A copy of this book is included with the purchase of this pair.
These bottles are very rare especially with the original stoppers, America circa 1870 to 1890, $950