Washing and Taylor Flask Manufacturer: attributed to Dyottville Glass Works (founded Philadelphia, 1773)


Full-size mold-blown non-lead aquamarine glass


8 1/16 × 5 1/2 × 2 5/8 in. (20.5 × 13.97 × 6.67 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter B. Cooper, B.A. 1960, LL.B. 1964, M.U.S. 1965

Accession Number



19th century


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This collection of bottles and flasks was formed by the donor's grandfather, James Ernest Cooper (1873-1942) in the 1910s, 20s, and 30s. Cooper was a graduate of Yale (class of 1895) and the Harvard Law School. He lived in New Britain, Conn., where he practiced law, served in the State Legislature, and then worked for the Stanley Works.

  • Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 122–24, no. 65, ill.
  • "Acquisitions, January 1996–December 1997," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 145.

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Object/Work type

flasks (bottles)

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