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Saratoga Boot Dressing Bottle Whimsy

Year: 1850-1900

Weight:0.5 lbs

Figural Saratoga Dressing bottle whimsy. Unique possibly one of a kind bottle made into a shot glass. This little shot glass started out to be a Saratoga Boot Dressing bottle (see image) instead the glass blower decided for whatever reason to fashion the bottle into a shot glass. Buy never finishing the neck and lip. The rough edge left from the the blowpipe was polished smooth at the factory.Making glass whimeys has a long history made buy creative glass workers in their spare time or lunch hour. During the 18th and 19th century glass workers were allowed to make things for their self of loved ones using extra glass. As time went by and the invention of the automatic bottle machine this creative freedom was revoked.