Whiskey Flask with Portrait of Harrison and Log Cabin

Object Name: 
Whiskey Flask with Portrait of Harrison and Log Cabin

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Object Name: 
Whiskey Flask with Portrait of Harrison and Log Cabin
Accession Number: 
60.4.66
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1840
Primary Description: 
Light green glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Harrison, full three-quarter view facing left in elaborate uniform showing triple row of laurel branches on breast. Reverse: log cabin, tall door with latch string, window with four panes at right. Chimney on roof is capped and on peak at right United States flag with eight stars, on staff, flag blowing to left over roof. Below cabin large plow at left and cider barrel at right. Inscription: "Wm H. HARRISON" in semi-circle above bust. Edges: horizontal beading with vertical medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-63
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
 
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 212, fig. 208, obverse, fig. 209, reverse; BIB# 19272
The Story of American Historical Flasks (1953) p. 62, #266; BIB# 67719