Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.129
Dimensions: 
H: 13 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1896
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; mold-blown; coin (flat disc) shaped flask or bottle; tooled lip, plain base. Obverse: portrait of William Jennings Bryan. Inscription: "IN SILVER WE TRUST" above bust, "BRYAN 1896 SEWALL" below. Edges: milled, like a coin.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-126
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 276; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 104; BIB# 69239
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 39; BIB# 22375