Anchor/Sheaf Flask

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Object Name: 
Anchor/Sheaf Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.603
Dimensions: 
H: 15.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1852-about 1860
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; mold-blown; applied ring around neck; circular depression in base. Obverse: anchor with double flukes and pennant above and below. Reverse: shock of grain with crossed rake and fork. Inscription: "BALTIMORE" on pennant above anchor and "GLASS WORKS" on one below. Edges: vertical mold seam.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GXIII-49
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
The Story of American Historical Flasks (1953) #166, p. 40; BIB# 67719