George Washington portrait flask
Dyottville Glass Works (active about 1833–1839)
Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
McKearin, GI-42 Van Rensselaer, 15 D2; GV
Overall: 20.3 x 15.2 x 8.9 cm (8 x 6 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Molded aquamarine glass
Not On View
Aquamarine glass with plain lip and rough pontil.
Obverse: Washington in classical profile bust with queue, facing left, wearing toga. Above Washington in an arc: “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY”.
Reverse: General Taylor profile bust facing right, in uniform. Above Taylor in an arc: “A LITTLE MORE GRAPE CAPTAIN BRAGG”.
Gift of the Estate of Philip B. Holmes in honor of George C. Seybolt