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1993.576.2 (RS220154)

Description

Flat flask-shaped bottle made of green molded glass with oval bottom, rounded sides, rounded shoulders, short cylindrical neck and heavy applied lip. One side has molded bust of George Washington encircled by "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Opposite side has molded eagle carrying a branch in its beak, with shield and arrows perched on an oval base or plaque. Each side outlined with small oval facets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Inscriptions
"6" or "9" (Molded)
"GENERAL WASHINGTON" (Molded)
Material
glass (material)
mold-blown glass
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
glass (material)
mold-blown glass
patriotism
Vessel
Dimensions
8 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.576.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
174780

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