DR. KOPPEL KURNITKI'S: AROMATIC WIRE GRASS TONIC
Here is a tonic bottle from Charleston, South Carolina. Listed in the Charleston Directory from 1886 is a Koppel Kurnitzki as a Tonic Manufacture located at 30-32 Market Street. By 1890 the spelling of his last name changes to Kurnistki and now is listed as a Whole Sale Distributor of Tobacco and Cigars. Now located at 211 East Bay Street with his residence at 62 Society Street.
Below are photos of this 9 ½ inches amber square shape bottle its embossed DR. KURNITZKI'S / AROMATIC / WIRE GRASS TONIC.
Wire Grass is a Native grass to South Carolina and elsewhere. "Aristita Stricta"
Below is a photo of a 6 ½ inches, oval in shape and aqua in color bottle embossed KURNITZI'S WIRE GRASS / LIVER & KIDNEY MEDICINE / CHARLESTON, S.C.
Waring Historical Library of the Medical University of S. C.
Dr. Cannon Medicine Chest Article A.B.& G.C.