Erven Lucas Bols Salt Glazed Gin Bottles

Three Dutch salt glazed gin bottles. Second-hand.
Availability: 1 in stock
Stock ID: 663

What's for sale?

This is a collection of three salt-glazed gin bottles made for the Dutch company Erven Lucas Bols. It comprises two 1 litre bottles and one 1/2 litre bottle.

The bottles are impressed:

  • Erven Lucas Bols
  • Het Lootsje
  • Amsterdam

"Het Lootsje" (little shed) refers to the first Bols distillery on Rozengracht in Amsterdam.

What condition are they in?

  • Second-hand
  • In fair condition
  • Bottles like these were crudely made and probably weren't intended to survive for very long
  • There are imperfections, pitting and scrapes all over
  • There's a pin head hole in the side of the smaller bottle, at about a third of its height and showing as a dark spot on our photographs

What are the measurements?

Large bottles:

  • 30cm high
  • 8.5cm diameter
  • 1158 grams & 1244 grams

Small bottle:

  • 24cm high
  • 7cm diameter
  • 700 grams

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Item Attributes
Attribute nameAttribute value
Period19th century (1800-1899)
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