Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.99
Dimensions: 
H: 17.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1824-about 1826
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark, non-lead 1%. Obverse: Franklin, large three-quarter profile facing left. Reverse: Thomas W. Dyott, large three-quarter profile facing right. Inscription: "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN" in semi-circle above bust; reverse - "T.W. DYOTT, M.D." in semi-circle above bust; no inscription on edges. Edges: three vertical ribs, heavy medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-95
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 32, right; BIB# 22375