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Lot 42 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science, 19th November 2020)

An Unusual Bottle of Petroleum from an 1875 Sotheby's Sale

French(?), mid 19th century, hand-blown bottle with pontil mark and cork stopper with handwritten label that states 'Petroleum auvergne, Dr. Leesons Sale of minerals (Sothebys) July 1875', bottle height 6.5cm.

Provenance: According to the vendor, this formed part of the stock of Gregory Bottley & Co,

Estimate
£80 - £120
 

Buyer's premium: 28.80%

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French(?), mid 19th century, hand-blown bottle with pontil mark and cork stopper with handwritten label that states 'Petroleum auvergne, Dr. Leesons Sale of minerals (Sothebys) July 1875', bottle height 6.5cm.

Provenance: According to the vendor, this formed part of the stock of Gregory Bottley & Co,

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Auction: Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science, 19th November 2020

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8 Rivermead
Pipers Way
THATCHAM
RG19 4EP

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