Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.46
Dimensions: 
H: 21 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1847-about 1848
Primary Description: 
Milky aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Washington, classical profile bust with queue, facing left, broad band of toga showing. Similar to GI-37. Reverse: Taylor profile bust in uniform, four buttons on coat, facing left. Similar to GI-37. Inscription: above Washington "THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY"; reverse above Taylor "A LITTLE MORE GRAPE CAPTAIN BRAGG" in semi-circle. Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-42
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 28, right; BIB# 22375