Log cabin bottle with cork

Object Number: 
1953.373
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Glass, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 14 x 9.5 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "TIPPECANOE" in relief: on reverse: "NORTH BEND"
Description: 
Deep olive-green non-lead glass log cabin bottle blown in a multi-part mold (McKearin GVII-1) with broad sloping collar, hipped roof with vertical ribs and sides with horizontal ribs, rectangular panel on obverse with inscription "TIPPECANOE," rectangular panel on reverse with inscription "NORTH BEND," and pontil mark on base.
Gallery Label: 
This Log Cabin bottle is a memento of William Henry Harrison's 1840 "Log Cabin and Hard Cider" presidential campaign.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group