Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
50.4.499
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.1 cm, W: 11.4 cm, D: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850
Primary Description: 
Flask. Non-lead glass, full of minute bubbles, colorless of yellowish tone; blown-molded; flattened ellipsoid form, cylindrical neck, plain lip; on side panels, inscription "SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD" forming an arch above crudely modeled early engine, pronounced medial rib on ends; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD
inscription
Pressed body