Quart figured flask

American
1847–48
Maker Dyottville Glass Works (active about 1833–1839)


Place of Creation: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Dimensions

21.0 x 14.3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.963

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded and figured

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Quart size blue green flask. Obverse has Washington, classical profile bust with queue, facing left, broad band of toga showing. Above Washington “The Father of his Country” in semicircle. Reverse has General Taylor profile bust in uniform, four buttons on coat, facing left. Above Taylor “Gen. Taylor Never Surrenders”.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection