Ships in Bottles

Early ships in bottles were often made by sailors and seamen for bartering or giving as a gift on their long voyages. This folk craft has continued since the first were made in the late 1700's by skilled artists and craftsmen from around the world.

Now is your chance to own one of these original, classic, and one-of-a-kind works of art. Art in Bottles is your reliable source for the purchase of original, rare, antique, vintage, and contemporary ships, folk art and whimsey (whimsy) built in a bottle, light bulb or other glass container. Here you will find one of the most extensive collections found anywhere in the world, including bottles by some of the most well-known and noted artists of this craft. Now, through Art in Bottles, you have the opportunity to own your own wonderful original folk art bottle. 


611 - WW II Diorama with Battle Cruiser and Jet Fighter in a Bottle

611 - WW II Diorama with Battle Cruiser and Jet Fighter in a Bottle

This is an nicely detailed war diorama. In the scene is a truly impressive ship model in a bottle, c..

$120.00

634 - Harbor Ship Diorama in bottle - SOLD

634 - Harbor Ship Diorama in bottle - SOLD

This vintage piece is hand made in a rather heavy, old bottle.  It is a 3 mast sailing Bark nam..

$0.00

636 - POW Battleship Diorama in a Bottle

636 - POW Battleship Diorama in a Bottle

While there were many ships in bottles made by Prisoner of War soldiers in World War II it is indeed..

$400.00

638 - Destroyer Ship Diorama in bottle

638 - Destroyer Ship Diorama in bottle

This is a great diorama of a German World War II Destroyer, (thought to be the Destroyer "Bavaria" o..

$200.00

647 - General Charles H Taylor Family Collection Ship in bottle - SOLD

647 - General Charles H Taylor Family Collection Ship in bottle - SOLD

This is a stunning vintage scene built around 1900.  The bottle contains 5 ships of various typ..

$0.00

654 - General Charles H. Taylor Family Collection Ship in bottle

654 - General Charles H. Taylor Family Collection Ship in bottle

This is a very old and wonderfully made model of a 3 mast BArk anchored in a sea of green near a sma..

$225.00

660 - Paddlewheeler Clermont Ship in bottle - SOLD

660 - Paddlewheeler Clermont Ship in bottle - SOLD

This is a model of the famous "Clermont" built by Robert Fulton. The Clermont was the first commerci..

$0.00

671 - Okichi V in bottle - SOLD

671 - Okichi V in bottle - SOLD

This is a wonderfully detailed model of the yacht "Okichi V" sailing on a fairly calm sea of green.&..

$0.00

677 - Schooner Ship and Airport Scene in bottle - SOLD

677 - Schooner Ship and Airport Scene in bottle - SOLD

This is a very colorful scene of a 3 mast schooner flying the German flag sailing on a choppy sea ne..

$0.00

680 - HMS Hood Ship in a bottle

680 - HMS Hood Ship in a bottle

This is a very detailed scene of the HMS Hood cruising on a choppy sea with a town in the background..

$90.00

693 - 3 Masted Bark "lsle" Ship in a bottle

693 - 3 Masted Bark "lsle" Ship in a bottle

This is a model of a three mast sailing Bark named "Isle" sailing on a sea of green with a small red..

$80.00

696 - World War II Battle Scene Ship in bottle

696 - World War II Battle Scene Ship in bottle

This is a World War II scene showing what appears to be a battle cruiser sailing toward a German U-b..

$120.00

705 - Brigantine Ship in a bottle

705 - Brigantine Ship in a bottle

This is a nicely made model of a Brigantine, a merchant ship, flying the British flag. The two maste..

$75.00

720 - 4 Masted Bark Ship in a bottle - SOLD

720 - 4 Masted Bark Ship in a bottle - SOLD

This is a very nicely made 4 masted Bark anchored in a sea of green near a small landmass. The Bark ..

$0.00

745 - Collingwood Class Destroyer Ship in a bottle - SOLD

745 - Collingwood Class Destroyer Ship in a bottle - SOLD

This is a very well made and highly detailed model of a Collingwood Class royal navy destroyer from ..

$0.00

746 - USS Preble-DLG15 in bottle - SOLD

746 - USS Preble-DLG15 in bottle - SOLD

This is a model of the "USS Preble" built by Jack Verducci in 1973. This is the fifth ship of t..

$0.00

755 - Bark "Solvee" Ship Harbor Scene in a bottle - SOLD

755 - Bark "Solvee" Ship Harbor Scene in a bottle - SOLD

This is a very old and extremely well made 4 mast Bark at anchor in a harbor outside a large town.&n..

$0.00

763 - Schooner "Winston Churchill" Ship in a bottle

763 - Schooner "Winston Churchill" Ship in a bottle

This is a model of the Sir Winston Churchill built in a bottle.  The actual ship is a 3-masted ..

$125.00

772 - 4 Mast Barque Ship in a Light Bulb - SOLD

772 - 4 Mast Barque Ship in a Light Bulb - SOLD

This Barque in a light bulb is sailing on a sea of green with whitecaps. It has a white hull and nat..

$0.00

782 - Gorch Fock and Rudolf Kienau in a Bottle - SOLD

782 - Gorch Fock and Rudolf Kienau in a Bottle - SOLD

This is a wonderful diorama showing the "Gorch Fock" anchored along a town.  Along the stern of..

$0.00

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