Log Cabin Bottle

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Object Name: 
Log Cabin Bottle
Accession Number: 
60.4.352
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15 cm; Base W: 7 cm, L: 9.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840
Primary Description: 
Olive green glass; mold-blown; broad sloping collar, pontil mark. Obverse: in form of log cabin with hipped roof; door at centre with latch string at left and window either side; cider barrel beneath window at right; above door extending across bottle rectangular frame containing the word "TIPPECANOE". Reverse: similar to obverse except inscription "NORTH BEND". Ends and roof: on each side of roof eight graduated vertical ribs and eight on the ends of roof; on each end of flask eleven heavy horizontal ribs representing the logs.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GVII-1
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
"TIPPECANOE"
Inscription
"NORTH BEND"
Inscription
Tippecanoe and E.G. Booz Too!: A Book About Cabin Bottles (2017) illustrated, pp. 4-5 (fig. 5, right);
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 right; BIB# AI101368
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 22, third from left; BIB# 98018