Rumford Chemical Works

Rumford Chemical Works


This listing is for one, small edition, ceramic slip cast reproduction of a Rumford Chemical Works bottle circa 1850’s origins East Providence, RI.


Standing at 5 inches by 2 inches octagonal. 


Rumford Chemical Works produced a variety of chemicals beginning in 1859, the most popular product was Horsford’s Acid Phosphate.  This concoction was mixed with a glass of cold water and sugar resulting in a lemon-lime tonic that was  “…delicious and refreshing drink”, taken “for mental and physical exhaustion, dyspepsia…” 

Rumford Chemical Works was also known for their Baking Powder which can still be found in stores today.  

The perfect size for a few flowers or an interesting flask. 


Top quality, food grade corks available. 

Food Safe, Hand Wash Only. 

Quantities and colors are limited.

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.


Returns / Exchanges /  Shipping / Damages in Shipping

All sales are final.

Currently only Shipping in the USA. Packages are shipped via USPS. A flat $10 rate is applied to all orders.

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.