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Two Aquamarine Bust of Washington/Taylor Historical Glass Flasks

Auction:
2509
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Two Aquamarine Bust of Washington/Taylor Historical Glass Flasks, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1848-55, bluish-aqua pint flask with sheared lip (McKearin GI-49), (minor high point wear), ht. 6 5/8 in.; a light aqua pint flask with embossed "THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY" over a bust of Washington, the reverse with "I HAVE ENDEAVOURED TO DO MY DUTY" over a bust of Taylor, (McKearin GI-44), sheared lip, (faint interior haze, shallow base edge chips), ht. 7 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Taylor Historical Glass Flasks, Philadelphia, Aquamarine, Flask, Glass, Glassblowing, Pint

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