Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.24
Dimensions: 
H: 21.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1832-1844
Primary Description: 
Light green glass; blown-molded; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: classical bust of Washington facing right. Reverse: classical bust facing right, thought to be Henry Clay. Similar to GI-22 but hair different. Inscription: no inscription above bust of Washington. Reverse: "BALTIMORE X GLASS. WOKS." The "r" in works is omitted. Edges: heavy vertical medial rib with narrow rib on each side and two narrow ribs forming outer edge of each panel.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-23
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 30; BIB# 22375