Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
50.4.414
Dimensions: 
Quart
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1872
Primary Description: 
Flask. Bottle glass, shaded olive-green; blown-molded; long ellipsoid body, cylindrical neck with wide flat sloping collar; molded relief decoration -- obverse: "LIBERTY" above large American Eagle with shield on breast and perched on an oval of laurel leaves; reverse: "WILLINGTON" in semicircle above "GLASS CO.", "WEST WILLINGTON" in semicircle above "CONN"; smooth base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
WILLINGTON; GLASS CO.; WEST WILLINGTON; CONN
inscription
Pressed reverse
LIBERTY
inscription
Pressed obverse
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 4, left; BIB# 22375