"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103595

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with rectangular shaped body and short tapered neck, black screw-on metal cap, red and white paper stamp over cap, and cream paper label with red, gold and blue on front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

Cap: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. REV. / TAX PAID / US. INTER. REV. / DISTILLED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: "MOUQUIN / ONE OUNCE 84 PROOF / IMPORTED / BRANDY / 10 YEARS OLD / PRODUCT OF ITALY / IMPORTED & / BOTTLED BY / Austin Nichols / & CO. INC. / NEW YORK / N.Y. / EST 18 [too small to read]" (Paper labels)

Additional Identification Number

3323

Maker

Austin Nichols & Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)

Dimensions

3 /18 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.2

Date

1942 (circa)

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