Maker Saratoga Mountain Glass Works
Place of Creation: Saratoga, NY, United States
17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pint flask with designs on oval panels. Obverse shows horse pulling cart to left on rail, cart filled with kegs. The side of the cart is subdivided into 6 quadrangular panels containing a pattern of ribs radiating from a central dot, only a portion of the panel appears over each wheel. Inscription in large letters “SUCCESS TO RAILROAD” are connected at other side of panel. None of the letters in “RAILROAD” are connected at bottom. The “O” in “TO” is opposite the angle of the rail and tie. Reverse: similar to obverse but the “O” in “TO” is opposite the tie and end of the rail is in a straight line.
Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware
William H. Fenn III Glass Collection