Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.682
Dimensions: 
H: 14.5 cm, W(at lower body): 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1851-1852
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale aquamarine glass with minute bubbles; mold blown; flattened body in the shape of a violin, heavy base showing rough pontil mark, short cylindrical neck with thickened rim; on the obverse the bust and hat of Louis Kossuth marked "L. KOSSUTH", above him a blossom; on the reverse another similar blossom, above a round panel which has been left free apparently for the label, the base is ribbed.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 37; BIB# 22375