Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor

Object Name: 
Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor

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Object Name: 
Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor
Accession Number: 
60.4.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.4 cm, W: 12.1 cm, D: 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1847-1848
Primary Description: 
Flask with Portraits of George Washington and Zachary Taylor. Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Washington, classical profile bust with queue tied with three ribbons, profile facing left, narrow band of toga showing. Reverse: Taylor profile bust in uniform, five buttons on coat, facing left. Inscription: above Washington "THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY"; reverse above Taylor "GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS" above panel "DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A". Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Contrasts: A Glass Primer
Venue(s)
Museum of Glass 2006-11-10 through 2009-10-11
Contrasts: A Glass Primer (2007) illustrated, p. 34; BIB# 100121