This item from Timber Hills Antiques™ is now in the Shop Backroom
More from Timber Hills Antiques™
Rare Majolica Corn Whiskey Flask - Outstanding piece of American history.
A VERY unique and I can say without any doubt a very rare figural pottery spirits flask. Shaped as an ear of corn with a beautiful, natural colored Majolica glaze we have only seen one other. It has a cork in the end to keep the whiskey safe and sound. This piece is very symbolic of "Corn" liquor or better known as "Moon Shine". In the late 1800's and early 1900's corn festivals were held throughout the corn growing states. This flask likely survived one of the festivals. These are very hard to find and highly prized to collectors. Why???? It was a standard practice to discard the empty flask before returning home, thus nearly all of the corn flasks were broken before leaving the party.
IT IS RARE TO FIND MAJOLICA IN "LIKE NEW" CONDITION BECAUSE OF WEAR FROM USE AND AGE. TINY GLAZE FLAKES AND CRAZING IS NORMAL AND ADDS CHARACTER TO EACH PIECE.
Measures: 7" L x 2 1/2' W
Please visit Timber Hills Antique Shop on Ruby Lane for different and unique items. Items added on a regular basis!!!
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
Eileen & Russell Weiss, Lee's Summit, MO
Beautiful Fine Living Accents for your Home. Welcome to our Home. Welcome to Timber Hills Antiques.
"Unique and large" best describes the vast selection of items at Timber Hills Antiques. Remember, FREE shipping in the USA.