Ketchup Bottle with Paper Label

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-310738

Description

Colorless glass Walnut Ketchup bottle. Original paper label features eagle and shield print. Bottle has long, cylindrical body with long, slender neck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Vessel, Condiment
Bottle, Condiment
Bottle, Condiment

Inscription

"WALNUT KETCHUP / MANUFACTURED BY / W. K. LEWIS & BROS / [image of eagle with sheild and arrows] / WAREHOUSE / 93 BROAD STREET, / BOSTON. / Manufacturers of Pickles, Preserves, Jams, Jellies, Rich Sauces, Ketchups, Lemon Syrups" (Product label.)

Additional Identification Number

1299.33
MW #105

Maker

W.K. Lewis Brothers Pickle Factory (Boston, Mass.) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

9 3/8 (H), 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.33

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)