Extra Dry Pepper bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-19153

Description

Silver plated miniature bottle with an inscribed label reeading "Extra Dry Pepper." Near the top of the bottle in a vertical oval, a lion has been incised holding a trophy. The words around the lion read "Klep Mumm & Co." There is a screw top with nine holes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
cookware
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
BOTTLE

Inscription

Inscribed on bottom: ""[within a circle the words]: ""Meriden Silver Plate Co....774"" [a lion sits on his hind legs w/ his front two paws in the air]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Klep Mumm & Co. (Manufacturer)
Meriden Silver Plate Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

3.75 (H), 1.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.939

Places

Connecticut (United States)