Whiskey Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor

Object Name: 
Whiskey Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor

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Object Name: 
Whiskey Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor
Accession Number: 
50.4.508
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.4 cm, W: 14.4 cm, D: 7.5 cm, Diam (max):
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1848
Primary Description: 
Whiskey Flask with Portraits of Washington and Taylor. Green or bottle glass, olive-amber; blown-molded; wide flattened ellipsoid body, cylindrical neck, wide flat sloping collar; oval panel with molded relief decoration--obverse: inscription "THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY" arching above classical profile bust of Washington with queue; reverse: inscription "GEN TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS" arching above profile bust of Taylor in uniform and facing left, and above the panel, the inscription "DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A".
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1923
to
1950-07-31
Kaufmann, Clifford, Former Collection
1923
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY
inscription
Pressed obverse (above Washington's bust)
DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A
inscription
Pressed reverse
GEN TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS
inscription
Pressed reverse (above Taylor bust)
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
Corning Glassmaker: an anthology edition (1956) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# 67761
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) illustrated, p. 9 (bottom left, object on right); BIB# 48774