"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103604

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round body, long tapered neck, partial red and white stamp at neck, white label with black lettering and gold medallions on front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

Neck: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INT / TA / TER REV. / SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: [over top two medallions] "PHILADELPHIA 1876" [center] "EXTRA SUPERIOR / RUM / RON / BACARDI SUPERIOR / DE BACARDI Y Cia / ESTABLLADOS EN 1862 / SANTIAGO DE CUBA / 89 PROOF 1/10 PINT / PRODUCT OF CUBA / [ilegible] / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / [illegible] / MEDALS AWARDED TO BACARDI Y CIA / SOLE DISTRIBUTORS IN U.S.A. BACARDI IMPORTS INC. NEW YORK, NY" (Labels)

Additional Identification Number

3332

Maker

Bacardi y Cia (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Cuba (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.11

Date

1942 (circa)

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