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Phillips Milk of Magnesia
  • Phillips Milk of Magnesia

    Reconsidered Trifle - Small edition ceramic cast, of antique bottles.

    Philips Milk of Magnesia

    Bottle Circa: 1918 - 1923

    Origin: Stamford, Connecticut

    Manufactured: 1873 - Present

    Dimensions: 4.5 x 2 x 1.5 inches

    Invented by an English Pharmacist named Charles Henry Phillips, and patented in 1873 under the name Hydrate of Magnesia.  Charles died suddenly from apoplexy in 1888 and his four sons acquired and ran the corporation until 1923 when it was bought by Sterling Drug.

    The cobalt blue glass wasn’t used until 1918 and after 1923 “Phillips” was removed from the embossing. This bottle would have been manufactured by a machine.

    Recommended for:  Relief from a sour stomach, neutralize gastric acidity, correcting general hyper acidity, biliousness, and indigestion. Also marketed to treat hangovers, wrinkles, gluttony, middle age and “smoker’s fag”



    Food Safe, Hand Wash Only.

    Each Piece is handmade and as such each piece has the slight imperfections of the human hand. Colors may vary and sizes are approximate. Individual pieces in a set will vary slightly.

    Packages are shipped via USPS. Shipping cost calculated at checkout. 

    Returns / Exchanges / Shipping / Damages in Shipping

    All sales are final. If your purchased piece has been damaged in shipping. Please email with in three days of its delivery. Attach photos of the broken piece and damage to box. A replacement or a refund will depend upon the purchased item.

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