This chair in a bottle is made by R C Axton, who was Roscoe C. Axton, born in Kansas in 1885, died in 1957 in a V.A. hospital in Amarillo, TX, and lived most of his life in Oklahoma. He was listed as a laborer in the 1930 census in Washita Co., OK. The chair legs and back are carved in a tapered style up and down the entire length. There are 3 rungs in the chair back and a single rung is between each of the legs. The chair seat is made from loosely woven hemp.

The bottle is sealed with a wooden shaft with a tamper proof crosspiece making it impossible to remove the stopper. Inside the bottle is a label taped on the glass which reads: SOUVENIR - Elk City, Oklahoma."This bottle is made by R C Axton who lived at 500 West 8 St Elk City Okla. 

Bottle Specifications
Approx. Bottle Size 7 1/4" x 2 3/4"
Bottle Type Duraglas
Estimated Date Made 1940 - 1950s
Made Where Elk City, Oklahoma
Maker's Name Roscoe Axton

781 - Roscoe Axton Chair in a Bottle

  • Product Code: 781 - Roscoe Axton Chair in a Bottle
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $110.00