Cannon/Grape Flask

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Object Name: 
Cannon/Grape Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.447
Dimensions: 
H: 17.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1847-about 1848
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: cannon mounted on two wheel carriage facing right; fifteen cannon balls at left of wheel in foreground, rammer and swab beneath; a rammer leans against cannon in front of right wheel; there is a small building at right below cannon's muzzle; in semi-circle around cannon "GENL TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS". Reverse: vine and grapes form a semi-circular frame containing inscription "A LITTLE MORE GRAPE CAPT BRAGG". Edges: vertically ribbed with heavy medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GX-4
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
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