Date Added: 14 November 2008
This is a different and unusual religious memorial miniature in an old Noxon bottle. The scene or memorial is in a bottle that is nearly triangularly shaped. Tall plants, like rose bushes, rise on each side covered in flowers. There is a wooden cross with a plaque and the letters "INRE" on. A long white piece of cloth is draped across the cross arm of the cross and drops down lower in the center of the upright. Little balls painted in gold are attached to the top of the cross and on the ends of each cross arm. Near the bottom is a drawing on paper of three dice. On the back of the cross with the cross piece is located is a crown of thorns. There are two wood ladders painted green with red dots where the rungs touch the rails leaning against the cross. A little paper hammer & pliers are cut out in silver and glued to a red oval at the base of the cross. A long spear and sponge are along side of the cross. The is a bundle of reed on one side of the cross base and a flail on the other side. The base of the cross is covered with silver tinsel. The bottle is sealed with a cork and a disk on top that say "Kinsey Distilling Corporation.
|Type:||Religious Memorial||Maker's Name:|
|Category:||Religious||Made Where:||United States|
|Bottle Size:||5 1/2" x 3 1/4"||Year Made:||1930 - 1950|
|Bottle Type:||Noxon Bottle|