COMPANY : UNKNOWN LUMMEL - HAND PAINTED
FEATURES : HAND PAINTED SIDE PANELS
CIRCA : 1850 /// HEIGHT : 51 cm / 20 inches

 This spectacular gin bottle stands a majestic 51 centimetres / 20 inches tall, and features decorated side panels, hand painted in the style of the old Dutch Masters. Please note on 2 of the above panels there are depictions of wood working tools, which implies that this bottle may have been linked to a wood working guild.
Special thanks to Peter Vermeulen for supplying pictures of his special bottle.
LUMMEL - a Dutch word to describe a large straight sided gin bottle, generally over 4 litres capacity. They were used in liqueur shops, where people would bring in their own containers, which would be filled with gin from the large storage bottle - the lummel.