"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103607

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round body, long tapered neck, partial red and white stamp at neck, yellow label with black and red lettering and a picture of the White Horse Cellar on front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

Cap: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. RE / TAX PAID / U.S. INTER. REV. / Browne-Vintners Company / New York, N.Y. / DISTILLED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: "PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND / THE WHITE HORSE / CELLAR / Estab. 1742 / The White Horse Cellar / in the Canongate - / Edinburgh, Scotland. / WHITE HORSE / BLENDED / SCOTCH / WHISKY / BLENDED & BOTTLED BY WHITE HORSE DISTILLERS LTD. / GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. / PRINTED IN SCOTLAND" Back: "PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND / BY APPOINTMENT / TO HER MAJESTY / THE QUEEN / SCOTCH WHISKY / DISTILLERS / WHITE HORSE DISTILLERS LTD. GLASGOW / The White Horse Cellar / Estab. 1742 / WHITE HORSE / Blended / Scotch Whisky / 100 % SCOTCH WHISKIES / All that are desirous to pass from / EDINBURGH to LONDON or any / other place on their road, let them / repair to the WHITE HORSE CELLAR / in EDINBURGH at which place they may be / received in a STAGE COACH every MONDAY / and FRIDAY which performs the whole journey / in eight days (if God permits), and sets forth / at five in the morning. / Allowing each passenger 14 pounds weight, / and all above, 6 pence per pound. / February 1794. / [over this paragraph] BOTTLED FOR AMERICAN AIRLINES / DISTILLED, BLENDED & BOTTLED IN SCOTLAND / Exporters: WHITE HORSE DISTILLERS LTD. / Glasgow, Scotland. / Sole Importers for U.S.A. / BROWNE VINTNERS COMPANY / NEW YORK, NEW YORK / ONE TENTH PINT 86-8 PROOF. / DISTILLED IN SCOTLAND AND BOTTLED IN THE UNITED / KINGDOM UNDER GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION" (Labels)

Additional Identification Number

3335

Maker

White Horse Distillers Ltd. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Glasgow, Scotland (origin): Ipswich, MA (use)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.14

Date

1942 (circa)

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