Irish Folk Art ‘ God In The Bottle’. “Rare and Intriguing: God-in-a-Bottle Irish Folk Art”
God-in-a-Bottle folk art is a remarkable religious icon encased within a green glass bottle, originating from the Irish Roman Catholic community seeking employment in 19th-century England’s mining and construction sectors. These bottles are a scarce find, serving as captivating curiosities. Hand-blown and bearing a pontil scar on the base, the well-preserved green bottle stands as a testament to its age and historical significance. The piece is in good condition with only age related signs of wear.
19th Century, Glass, Irish.
Height – 30cm
Width – 8cm
Depth – 8cm
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