||OMN named by National Glass and made in the McKee and
Brothers factory as #500.|
||K5-67 and the creamer is shown in original ad in
Pl. 5; Pet, pg. 41-U; H1-pg. 37, Fig. 243; H3-pg. 56, Fig. 447 and pg. 60,
Fig. 470-B; H7-pg. 176-7, Figs. P43 thru P47.|
||There are definitely two different versions of this
shaker. The two types of shakers do not appear to be closely related except by name.
This one pictured above we call Type II. It has a long, concave neck which widens
in its lower half. It has six panels, each with a large, long teardrop on its
lower 2/3. The teardrop spreads out as its gets lower. Encircling inside its
perimeter is a narrow string of zipper. This shaker has a neck ring and a disc foot.
This version of the shaker is NOT shown in Lechner.
NOTE: The Type I shaker is not yet pictured here,
but it is shown in H1 and Lechner. It has the pattern commonly seen on the pieces
in the references above. The Type I shaker is a slightly bulging, barrel shaker with
a thick disc foot which is heavily scalloped around its circumference. There is
no teardrop inside its eight panels. Instead, the pattern in each panel
flares out as it goes up to an arch at its top. In addition, the panels are
connected by beaded bars which seem too big to be seen/described as a zipper.
||Some are ruby-stained.|
||Clear; ruby-stained, emerald green.|
||Type I: 3-1/4" tall; 1-7/8" max. body dia.
Type II: 2-3/4" tall; 2-1/8" max. body dia.|
|AGSSSC Assigned #:
||Kamm explains how McKee and Brothers held a design
contest and offered prize money for the winners. One of the above described designs
apparently won the contest (probably Type I.) Perhaps one of them won first prize
and the other the second prize, but they both got The Prize name? What
happened is not really clear.|