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You might be forgiven for thinking that our modern age invented the idea of Christmas excess, but in fact Christmas since the Middle Ages was a time of indulgence for eating, dancing, singing, sporting, games; and even druken crime sprees, and riots. The excesses of Christmas ran foul of the Puritan's who banned it altogether in 1645, upon which riots broke out in London, Ipswich, and Norwich. It was restored as a legal holiday in England in 1660, but continued to be banned in the Puritan colonies of North America entirely from 1659, not gaining in widespread popularity again until the early 19th century.


These bottles are handcast and are influenced by actual 18th and 19th century medicine bottles, with original illustrations influenced by the story. Bottles are for display purposes only, and are not designed to hold liquid. They come with a ribbon and hook for hanging on a christmas tree if you so choose.


Christmas Good Cheer Bottle