Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.82
Dimensions: 
H: 16 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-about 1826
Primary Description: 
Olive amber glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Lafayette, small profile facing right; similar to GI-80. Reverse: De Witt Clinton, small profile facing right; similar to GI-80. Inscription: "LA FAYETTE" in semi-circle above bust; beneath bust "S & C" horizontal bar missing; reverse - "DE WITT CLINTON" in semi-circle above bust, and below bust "C-T". Edges: corrugated horizontally, corrugations extend around flask at base and juncture of neck and body; same as GI-80 except three corrugations extend around flask at base instead of two as in GI-80.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-81
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 17, right; BIB# 22375