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George Washington portrait flask

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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...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Philip B. Holmes in honor of George C. Seybolt

about 1833–39

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin, GI-42 Van Rensselaer, 15 D2; GV


21.59 x 15.24 x 7.62 cm (8 1/2 x 6 x 3 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Molded aquamarine glass