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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.939

Places

Connecticut (United States)