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Object ID 003057

Object Name Mellier's Sweet Pea Dramming Bottle

Object Desc A tall glass bottle with stopper and full of fragrance.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002751a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range 1880

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Mellier's,perfumes,bottles,

Title Mellier's Sweet Pea Dramming Bottle

Description This bottle holds a sweet pea fragrance by Mellier. The glass is clear, and has two labels on it. The front label is gold with an image of three sweat pea flowers. Says Mellier's Sweet Pea Mellier New York St. Louis. The other label is on the side and is a little label for Mellier jasmine perfume sample. The stopper is in the shape of a trefoil, and may not be the original stopper. The fragrance is clear and has suspended glass shards in it. The back of the bottle has embossed Net Contents 9 oz. This bottle would have been used to create samples of the fragrance.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8.25

Length 2.13

Width 2.13

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 9

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mellier

Maker Details The company had locations first in St. Louis and then New York. Created many other fragrances during the late 1800s and into the early 1900s. Not much is known otherwise.

Maker Mark Mellier


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Image Caption CMY2751A-B



Date MAR 5,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The stopper is not the original stopper, which should be a deflated orb. There are spots of discoloration on the glass. The gold label is starting to discolor: it has a tarnished look around the edges and is starting to darken. The bottle is dusty and the fragrance also has many pieces of glass shards inside.


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin