Victorian Salt Glazed Collection With Ginger Beer Bottle

A collection comprising an Uckfield Brewery ginger beer bottle and several smaller pots and jars. Second-hand.

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What's for sale?

This is a collection of four Victorian, salt-glazed, stoneware bottles, pots and jars in a variety of shapes and sizes.

The largest is a ginger beer bottle with screw top, stamped Roberts & Co Uckfield Brewery.

The other pots and jars would have been used for a variety of purposes, often ink.

Today they're attractive ornaments and combine well with other bottles of differing shapes and sizes. We like putting together collections like this, trying to match them to create an interesting display.

What condition are they in?

  • Second-hand
  • In fair condition
  • The glaze on these bottles always has imperfections
  • Some may have been recovered from Victorian rubbish tips
  • The ginger beer bottle has a shallow chip on the neck, below the screw top
  • The lid also has a large chip, but still screws in and out

What are the measurements?

Uckfield Brewery bottle:

  • 18.5cm high
  • 7cm diameter 
  • 576 grams

Wide Neck bottle:

  • 13.25cm high
  • 6cm diameter
  • 432 grams

Straight Sided pot:

  • 8cm high
  • 4.5cm diameter
  • 132 grams

Small ink pot:

  • 4cm high
  • 5cm diameter
  • 94 grams

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Stock ID:
Out of stock.

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