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Antique English Double Globe Gourd Seltzogene Seltzer Soda Siphon Syphon Bottle

$500

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Rare antique standard English Seltzogene by the British Syphon Manufacturing Company; filled with blue tinted water by a previous owner. This bottle is likely to date to the late 1800's and sports an art nouveau, double globe/gourd design. The gourd shape had a purpose, the top section was used for Tartaric Acid and Bicarbonate of soda (which reacted to create Carbon Dioxide), while the bottom section was used for water or other substances which needed to be made sparkling. The resultant gas would then force the water up through the glass tube attached to the nozzle. Many of these bottles originated in France, though this example has an English inscription which may indicate a slightly later date. The body of such bottles were originally fitted with metal netting and has a pewter spout which bears the inscribed hallmark of the manufacturer. The metal netting was fitted to prevent glass from dispersing in case of an explosion which occasional happened with such bottles.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Diameter: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Good Overall - Spots/gentle wear; tarnish/oxidation to top; see pictures.
  • Seller Location
    Dayton, OH
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 316961stDibs: LU5343225606782

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    Ships From: Dayton, OH
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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