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We have for sale a Large Antique 1892 Apothecary Bottle Cannington, Shaw & Company. Saint Helens, England
Wonderful large apothecary bottle manufactured by Cannington, Shaw & Company, Saint Helens, England (1875-1913). The bottle is marked on the bottom CS & Co. Ltd. This bottle dates to around 1892 when the company first became a limited liability company. The company was well known for making soda bottles and small cream / milk bottles to find such a large apothecary bottle made by them is a real treat and the first we have ever seen. This large bottle measures 14.5” tall x 4.75” diameter and has a blue / green color.
The bottle was acquired in Tennessee and had a letter of authenticity with it dating from 1975 it claimed the bottle was from circa-1850 which was incorrect do to new information learned about the Cannington, Shaw & Company. We will include the letter with purchase of bottle.
Bottle also has a sticker on it from Davis Turner shipper and exporters England and Scotland this shows it was purchased in England and brought to the USA most likely in the 1960-70s.
Marked; CS & Co. Ltd
Measures; 14.5” tall, 4.75” diameter, weighs 3 pounds
Condition; very good no chips or cracks, does has normal wear scratches.
This firm was started in 1866 when John Cannington and John Shaw joined together in a bottle making business. In 1913 the firm was purchased by Nuttall & Co. and turned into United Glass Bottle Manufacturers
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