"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103597

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round body with molded gadroons along base and shoulders, long tapered neck, gold cap, white label with a color image of a plantation on a river with a steam boat, red and white stamp over adhered over the cap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

Cap: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. REV. / TAX PAID / BOTTLE STAMP / U.S. INTER. REV. / DISTILLED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: "SOUTHERN COMFORT / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / The Grand Old Drink of the South / Made on the Banks of the Mississippi / in St. Louis, Missouri. U.S.A. / BY / SOUTHERN COMFORT CORPORATION / 1/10 Pint Liqueur / 100 Proof" Back: "ON-THE-ROCKS / 1 jigger (1 1/2 oz.) Southern Comfort / Pour over cracked ice in short glass; add / twist of lemon peel. Southern Comfort / is one of the most popular on-the-rocks / drinks; it's smoother, tastes delicious. / Write for Recipes / SOUTHERN COMFORT CORPORATION / ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 63132" (Paper labels)

Additional Identification Number

3325

Maker

Southern Comfort Corporation (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

St. Louis, Missouri (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)

Dimensions

4 5/8 (H), 1 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.4

Date

1942 (circa)

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