Whiskey Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Whiskey Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Whiskey Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
69.4.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.5 cm, W: 12.2 cm, D: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1968-1969
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dant Distillers Co.
Primary Description: 
"Black" non-lead glass; mold-blown. Rectangular shape; one side embossed with eagle with shield on breast, other side plain with paper label showing a printed color scene of the battle of the Alamo; decorative molding frames each side, one edge has paper label with "AMERICANA / COLLECTION / OF / GREAT / MOMENTS / IN / HISTORY / J. W. Dant's / AMERICANA / KENTUCKY / STRAIGHT BOURBON / WHISKY / EIGHT YEARS OLD / 86 PROOF / 4/5 QUART", base embossed "AMERICANA / THE ALAMO / BY LAWRENCE BUTCHER / J. W. DANT / 1968". Paper label hung around neck explains that this is a limited edition; paper tape which may have gone over stopper says "FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY - NOT GENUINE". Flattened balls topper has cork stem and eagle on top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dant Distillers Co., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29