Aqua glass bottle with a burst-off lip to take a cork. The label says ‘Hayward Bros, Old English Ketchup, For Soups, Gravies, etc’, with an address in London, S. E. Note that at this date ketchup was a cooking ingredient, though Heinz’ Tomato Ketchup...
Ceramic white lid with black under-glaze transfer, for Blanchflower’s Yarmouth Bloater Paste, showing a herring trawler.
Ketchup bottles, with remnants of labels. On the left, Hayward Brothers, Old English Ketchup. On the right, a different brand, ‘Tickles’.
Gillard’s (larger bottle, left) and Lea & Perrin’s sauce bottles, both embossed with company name and bearing the remnants of red and white labels. Both would have had glass stoppers held in place by a cork ring.
Aqua sauce bottle, embossed ‘Holbrook & Co’. It would have had a glass stopper wedged in a cork ring.
Clear glass sauce bottle with lead alloy sealing around lip. Embossed ‘Bentley’s Imperial Relish’ on one panel, with remnants of labels on other panels.
Aqua unembossed bottle, contents identifiable from remnants of label. This says ‘Yorkshire sauce/ For Enri[ich]ing Gr[avies…]’ Other words visible lower on the label include ‘wholes[aler/s] and…’/ ‘fish sauce’/...
Aqua glass bottle embossed ‘Lea & Perrin’s/ Worcestershire Sauce’. It would have had a glass stopper wedged in a cork ring. Red-brown stains inside are remnants of the contents.
Aqua sauce bottle with tooled lip, no embossing on body, with L/ 1029 embossed on the base; 19.6 cm high.
Aqua sauce bottles, embossed ‘Goodall, Backhouse & Co, Yorkshire Relish’. The one on the right retains its original glass stopper.
Aqua glass burst lip syrup bottle. Cork top.
Aqua glass bottle stoppers. Top and bottom centre: this type was used for chemists’ bottles and was ground to fit in the neck. The rest (except for the patent internal screw design bottom right) are from sauce bottles (Worcester sauce, Yorkshire relish etc)....
Aqua/blue sauce bottle with swirls and panels. Cork top.
Sauce bottle, aqua-turquoise, embossed in two indented panels, ‘Fletcher’s Tiger Sauce’, with two panels blank, one flat for label. Tooled lip.
Neck of a bottle for sauce, relish or vinegar. Aqua, tooled lip, 1900s.
Large aqua sauce bottle, c. 1900, no embossing. Glass stopper missing.