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Bottle 673 - Calvary Scene
Date Added: 10 December 2011

This is a hand crafted scene of Mt. Calvary Christ crucifixion. It has the date of 1869 engraved in a piece of wood inside the bottle. The pieces are in natural wood and the scene includes fully carved figures of Jesus on the cross with carved figures of the two thieves also hanging on crosses. There are numerous religious symbols in the bottle including a rooster, hammer, pliers, lantern, spear and sponge. The bottle is sealed with a wooden stopper with a nail going through it making it impossible to remove the stopper.
Type: Calvary Scene   Maker's Name: Steur, Jacob
Category: Religious   Made Where: Albany, NY
Bottle Size: 10 1/2" x 4"   Year Made: 1869
Bottle Type: Hand blown  

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Jacob Steur, Artist

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Bottle ID: 506

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