Object Record

Object Name Bottle, Drinking
Catalog Number 2017.003.005.a-c
Description Three bottles from J.W. Kelly & Company distillers. The distillery is listed on pre-pro.com from 1882 to 1915. Pre-pro.com (stands for pre-Prohibition) is a database of city directories aimed at bottle collectors.

a) Large clear glass, square shape. With raised lettering: J.W. Kelly Chattanooga, Tenn. Cork fragments in the bottle.

b) Smaller clear glass, round shape. With raised lettering in a medallion: J. W. Kelly & Co. Distillers Chattanooga, Tenn.

c) Brown glass, flat. With raised lettering in a medallion: J. W. Kelly & Co. Distillers Chattanooga, Tenn. Looks like a half pint designed to fit in a pocket.
Date 1882-1915
Dimension Details a) Height: 9.5", Width: 3" , Depth: 3"
b) Height" 7.5" , Diameter: 3"
Accession number 2017.003