During my travelling around West Java and Jakarta in 1986 I have found several ancient Bottle , this bottle bring by VOC Ship cargo becasue one of the collections found by the fisherman around north coast west Java when they captured fish but the condition not perfect(artifact).
I also have found the very best conditions glass bottle and artifact Beardman westwald Germany ancient Bottle. many of this rare bottle were reproduction or the design were new put at the old common bottle, that is why very importan information of closed up illustration of the original artifact to compared with the repro one.
The illustrations consist :
I. Bearman Bottle
(1) the mouth of the Bottle
(2) the beard of the old man
(3) Lion Mark
(4) Crown mark
(5) Cupido heart mark
(6) the base of original Bottle
II. The Glass Bottle
(1) the best condition bottle : mouth, neck,body and base.
(2) The shipwrecked cargo : mouth,neck,body and base.
(3) The corrosive bottle.
(4) The Thin Bottle
(5) the Small bottle(medicine bottle)
Please someone who have the other type of VOC Euro cargo please show us vi comment.
I hope the collector choice this bottle as the best of the best uniquecollection of the year 2010.
@copyright Dr Iwan S.2010.