Antique Brown Stoneware Gin Bottle With Painted Revolutionary Soldier


An antique brown stoneware gin or liquor bottle hand-painted with a Revolutionary-era soldier in a black bicorne hat and boots, blue coat, tan or gold vest and breeches, and holding an orange-red drum. Stamped 0.71, St. M.... towards the base. These bottles were usually Dutch, sometimes Belgian or German. c. 1900; if before, hand-thrown, and if later molded - this one has a mold line. 3ʺW × 3ʺD × 11ʺH