Bottle, Coffee and Chicory; Thomas Symington; 1920-1940; MT1993.98.6


Mataura Museum


Bottle, Coffee and Chicory

About this object

Bottle; a clear glass bottle, used for bottling a coffee & chicory essence. The manufacturer was Thomas Symington of Edinburgh, one of the leading makers of coffee products during the second half of the Victorian era.

More about the history of Symington and his products can be found at:


Thomas Symington

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

UK, Scotland, Edinburgh

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on bottle: 'COFFEE AND CHICORY ' KIT / REGD MARK'


h 220mm x w 50mm x d 50mm

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Subject and Association Keywords


Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type


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Copyright Licence  

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Dean 08 Aug 2015 21:25 PM,UTC

My friend has found two of these bottles I was wondering how rare they are and what they was used for and wat sort of price range are they in ?

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