"Have your very own wall of seltzer bottles shipped to you from Buenos Aires! Each amazing wall consists of a colorful assortment of 24 hand-restored vintage Argentine seltzer bottles: 2 blue, 3 graphics, 3 metal, 2 half-liter blue, 2 half-liter red, 2 half-liter yellow, 2 purple, 2 clear, 2 red, 2 green and 2 yellow. Manufacturers of soda water appeared in Argentina in the early 1900s and chose engraved colored glass for their product. They picked up the bottles from homes and restaurants daily and refilled them. Originals from pre-1940s Argentina with dates stamped on the metal neck of most bottles. Display them as they are or remove the tops and add a spray of flowers. Red, yellow, blue and purple are hand-dipped in our Buenos Aires restoration factory. The beautiful half-liter gems have original metal spouts with colorful glass bases molded from the original 1940s cast that was found in an old seltzer factory in Argentina. Hand-restored in Argentina. Shipped in sets of 6 in original wire baskets. Please note: image is for illustrative purposes only and is not an exact representation of this item. Please refer to product description for specific details.
A native of Cody, WY, Russell Johnson found his true calling on a trip to Buenos Aires while visiting one of the most inspiring flea markets he’d ever encountered. The multilingual maverick instantly knew what he had to do: In 1997 he launched Russell Johnson Imports with an eclectic line of vintage objects that were an instant hit among designers and the media alike. In this specially curated sale Russell shares an amazing collection of authentic architectural elements, antique furniture, accessories, and art from India and other parts of the world.