Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.4.3
Dimensions: 
H: 17.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1847-1848
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Bush Barnum
Primary Description: 
Light aquamarine glass; blown, mold-blown. Flattened elliptical shape; cylindrical neck; no collar; mold marks on sides and across flat base; obverse: profile of a man in uniform facing left, within an oval, inscribed "GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS" above profile: "DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILADA" inscribed above oval frame; reverse: Washington wearing a toga or drape facing left, inscribed "THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY" above his head, within an oval frame enclosing the whole design; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barnum, Bush, Source
Technique: