Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.148
Dimensions: 
H: 14 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-16 except leaves on lower right of olive branch different. Oval frame has inner band of twenty-six pearls. No sun rays. Thunderbolt is four arrows. Reverse: cornucopia similar to GII-16 except slight variation in produce. The tip consists of seven tiny beads in floral like formation. Edges: three vertical ribs.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-17
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 34, right; BIB# 22375