Engraved Whiskey Jug

Object Name: 
Engraved Whiskey Jug

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Object Name: 
Engraved Whiskey Jug
Accession Number: 
98.4.153
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.5 cm, W: 17.7 cm, D: 10.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1860-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Gladys M. & Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust
Web Description: 
George A. Hartwell, the owner of this jug, owned a general store in Sandwich. This jug is engraved, "G. A. Hartwell".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Libbeck Collection, Former Collection
Collector's Sales & Service, Source
1998-04-01
Snyder Memorial Trust, Gladys M. and Harry A., Source
1998-04-01
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, overlaid; flat-sided spherical shape of colorless glass overlaid with white; sides cut through the white is a design of circles, ellipses and fans, handle at one shoulder of colorless glass, multi-pointed star cut on base, one colorless side engraved "G. A. Hartwell".
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) illustrated, p. 187, #18; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# AI95009