"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103598

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Brown molded glass with round body, long tapered neck, gold metal cap, gold label with a scalloped edge, yellow paper label in the shape of a rope around neck, two paper stamps affixed over cap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

Cap Label 1: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. / Seagram - Distille / Chrysler Bldg. / INTER. REV. / LED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Cap Label 2: "1939 / ERVISION / YEAR / TAWA / 939 / ANADA / 0797279 / DEPUTY MINISTER / 1939" Front: "IMPORTED / BY APPOINTMENT TO / HIS EXCELLENCY / THE GOVERNOR GENERAL / OF CANADA / Seagram's / V.O. / CANADIAN WHISKY / A BLEND / OF RARE SELECTED WHISKIES / DISTILLED, AGED AND BLENDED UNDER THE / SUPERVISION OF THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT / THIS WHISKY IS SIX YEARS OLD / BLENDED BY / JOSEPH E. SEAGRAM & SONS, LIMITED / WATERLOO * ONTARIO * CANADA * DISTILLERS SINCE 1857 / 86.8 PROOF / LITHO IN CANADA / NEW LABEL DESIGN ADOPTED OCT 1 1940" Back: "IMPORTED BY / Seagram Distillers Corporation / CHRYSLER BLDG. - NEW YORK." (Paper labels)

Additional Identification Number

3326

Maker

Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Limited (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (origin); Ipswich, MA

Dimensions

4 7/8 (H), 1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.5

Date

1942 (circa)

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