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Bottle 781 - Souvenir Chair
Date Added: 21 August 2012

This chair was made by Roscpe Axton back in the 1940's. The chair legs and back are carved in a tapered style up and down the entire length. There are 3 rungs in the chair back and a single rung is between each of the legs. The chair seat is made from loosely woven hemp. The bottle is sealed with a wooden shaft with a tamper proof crosspiece making it impossible to remove the stopper. Inside the bottle is a label taped on the glass which reads: SOUVENIR - Elk City, Oklahoma."This bottle is made by R C Axton who lived at 500 West 8 St Elk City Okla, R. C. Axton was Roscoe C. Axton, born in Kansas in 1885, died in 1957 in a V.A. hospital in Amarillo, TX, and lived most of his life in OK. He was listed as a laborer in the 1930 census in Washita Co., OK.
Type: Souvenir Chair   Maker's Name: Axton, Roscoe
Category: Furniture   Made Where: Elk City, Oklahoma
Bottle Size: 7 1/4" x 2 3/4"   Year Made: 1940 - 1950
Bottle Type: Duraglas  

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Roscoe Axton, Artist

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