Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
50.4.319
Dimensions: 
Pint
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1815-1830
Primary Description: 
Flask. Lead glass, yellow-green; blown-molded; slightly spreading ellipsoid form, cylindrical neck, plain lip; molded relief decoration --- obverse: Masonic arch with keystone, pillars and pavement, enclosing radiant all-seeing eye, open book with square and compass, "G" on radiant triangle; at left, radiant sun, trowel and skull and crossbones; at right, "Cloudy canopy" above Jacob's Ladder; reverse: pennant above American Eagle, shield on breast, arrows and olive branch in talons and above beaded oval frame with initials J.K.B.; edges ribbed; trace of rough pontil mark.
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Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
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