Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.73
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1846-about 1847
Primary Description: 
Grayish-blue glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Taylor, small profile facing left in uniform. Reverse: Ringgold, small profile facing left, in identical uniform. Inscription: "ROUGH ADN READY" in semi-circle beneath bust; reverse - "MAJOR" in semi-circle above bust; "RINGGOLD" in semi-circle below bust. Edges: heavy vertical ribbing.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-71
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 275; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 103; BIB# 69239
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 35; BIB# 22375