Folk Art & Whimsey

Folk Art and Whimsey in bottles are the first and oldest form of items built in bottles. The first mention of objects in bottles goes back to 1719. A German, Matthias Buchinger, (1674-1722) born without arms and legs built objects in bottles.

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519 - Comstock Wagon in a Light Bulb
This is a great model of a Comstock wagon being pulled by two horses built inside a 1000 watt lig..
$350.00
526 - Miniature Chair in bottle
This is a tiny wooden chair built in a small 2.875 inch bottle. The date the model was made "1960..
$60.00
558 - Crucifixion Scene in bottle
This is an 1800's scene of Jesus on the cross with numerous religious symbols made by Henry .A. P..
$190.00
584 - Bell Chair in bottle
This is an old Eckels embalming fluid bottle with a tiny chair inside. It was handcrafted by a ma..
$90.00
589 - Lady of the Cabin in bottle
This is a log cabin a hand-carved woman standing at the front door.  The cabin is natural wo..
$125.00
602 - Matador and Bull in bottle
This is a very well made and unique scene of a matador fighting a bull on a sawdust and dirt ring..
$80.00
608 - Beiler Woodland Scene in bottle - SOLD
This is a wonderful example of folk art by Amish artist, Amos L. Beiler. The bottle contains a wo..
$0.00
610 - Whimsey Fan in bottle
A well-made fan whimsey built in a very small bottle.  The fan is intricately carved and spr..
$90.00
637 - Bucksaw and Saw Horse in bottle
This is a very well made and proportioned buck saw in a bottle with a saw horse and an axe. ..
$75.00
640 - Cross, Ladder and Tools in bottle
This is a cross and tools built in an old liquor bottle. Inside there is a large wooden cross wit..
$290.00
679 - Yarn Winder in bottle - SOLD
This is a yarn winder with 3 winders built inside a two part molded bottle with bubbles in the gl..
$0.00
681 - Crucifixion Scene in bottle - SOLD
This is a complex monastery work around 1880 showing the scene of the crucifixion. A paper Jesus ..
$0.00
686 - World War II Gift Chair in bottle
R.W. McGrath, USN, made this chair in a bottle in August 1944 while stationed at Adak Army instal..
$80.00
687 - Family, Goat, Cow, in a Bottle
This is a very unique old glass bottle with a hand carved wooden scene of a man and his wife stan..
$190.00
697 - Hot Springs, Arkansas Chair in bottle
This is a chair built in a Karol Syrup bottle. The front and back supports are square shaped and ..
$60.00
702 - Merchant Navy Memorial Bottle
This cross in a bottle was built as a memorial bottle and is dedicated "In loving memory of all S..
$90.00
706 - Jesus on the Cross in bottle
This is an 1800's scene of Jesus on the cross with numerous religious symbols made by Henry .A. P..
$250.00
708 - Cross and Religious Symbols in bottle
This barber's Lanolin bottle contains a cross and many religious symbols associated with the cruc..
$90.00
741 - Jesse Jackson Chair in bottle
This chair in a bottle was made by Jesse Jackson who made these to sell to tourist in the Renfro ..
$60.00
742 - Cross and Religious Symbols in bottle
This handmade wooden cross in a bottle has many of the elements commonly found in these religious..
$110.00
749 - Crucifixion Scene in bottle
This is a wonderful crucifixion scene of Jesus hanging on the cross surrounded by many religious ..
$190.00
770 - Apples Novelty Shop Chair in bottle
This is a handmade wood & twine chair inside old Morticians Bottle Co Bottle. The wood chair ..
$75.00
771 - Niddy-Noddy in bottle - SOLD
This is a very well carved four arm nitty-notty built in a hand blown bottle believed to be from ..
$0.00
781 - Roscoe Axton Chair in a Bottle
This chair in a bottle is made by R C Axton, who was Roscoe C. Axton, born in Kansas in 1885, die..
$110.00
789 - Jesus on the Cross in a Bottle
This amazing crucifixion scene in a bottle has a cast metal figure of Jesus hanging from a decora..
$300.00
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