Log Cabin Flask

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Object Name: 
Log Cabin Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.81
Dimensions: 
H: 15.5 cm, L(base): 9.3 cm, W(base): 6.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1840
Primary Description: 
Dark olive green (black) glass; mold-blown; applied lip, pontil mark. Obverse: in form of log cabin with gable roof; bottle taller and almost square in width and breadth; door slightly different from GVII-1 and latch string at right; three horizontal ribs representing logs above and below rectangular frame carrying inscription "TIPPECANOE". Reverse: similar to obverse ("TIPPECANOE." on both sides). Ends and roof: on each side of roof nine heavy vertical ribs and on each end twenty-seven ribs representing logs.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GVII-2
Provenance: 
Johnson, Mrs. Arthur S., Source
Tippecanoe and E.G. Booz Too!: A Book About Cabin Bottles (2017) illustrated, pp. 4-5 (fig. 5, left);
Tippecanoe and E. G. Booz Too! (2003) illustrated, p. 5, fig. 3; BIB# 77797
Liquid Refreshment Exhibition to Open at Corning Museum (1993-03-26) illustrated, p. 51, top left; BIB# AI101368