Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.147
Dimensions: 
H: 15.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1839
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: designs on oval panels; American Eagle, similar to GII-15 except oval frame has inner band of seventeen larger pearls and is plain. Just below oval frame short diagonal ribbing to left and right. Thunderbolt is only three arrows. Reverse: cornucopia filled with produce, narrow body coiled to left. The produce varies from GII-15 and tip of cornucopia is quite different. Edges: three vertical ribs.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-16
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 34, left; BIB# 22375