Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-174780

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

Descriptive Terms

mold-blown glass
glass (material)
patriotism
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

"6" or "9" (Molded)
"GENERAL WASHINGTON" (Molded)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

8 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.576.2