Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.500
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm, W: 14.6 cm, D: 6.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1850
Primary Description: 
Flask. Green or bottle glass; full of tiny bubbles, yellow-green; blown-molded; small plain oval base, flattened pear-shaped body, cylindrical neck with plain lip; three broad contiguous graduated ribs between medial edge-rib to inverted heart-shaped frame with scrolls and star; star at top between tips of ribs; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 38, left; BIB# 22375