Bottle or flask

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Object Name: 
Bottle or flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.51
Dimensions: 
H: 14.1 cm; D (max. body): 7.5 cm, (min.): 5.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Primary Description: 
Translucent opalescent milkglass; wear marks; free-blown, tooled and enameled ("half-post" method). Straight-sided flattened body with flat wide and narrow sides each alternating with a rib, slightly concave base with rough pontil mark, rounded shoulder reaching first gather 1/2" below ring-like rim in multicolored "peasant-type" enamel flower and stalks on four sides, yellow dashes and red dots on diagonals, stylized wreaths in red, yellow and green on shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Boucaud, M. C., Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 151, 420, #141; BIB# 18098