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
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 5
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
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
Date MAR 5,2015
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