Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.68
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1827-1839
Primary Description: 
Light green glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Jackson, three-quarter view, facing left, in uniform. Bust and uniform differ from GI-64. Reverse: American Eagle. Similar to GI-62. Thirteen six-pointed stars above eagle. Eagle stands on oval frame with inner band of seventeen large pearls. Inscription: "GENERAL JACKSON" in semi-circle above bust; reverse - "J. T & Co" below oval frame. Edges: horizontal beading with vertical medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-65
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: American History in Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-01-19 through 1996-01-19
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 31, left; BIB# 22375