Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.3.89
Dimensions: 
H: 7 3/4"
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Minnie L. Schuelein
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber non-lead glass; mold-blown ("half-post" method), pattern-molded; turned pewter mount. Rectangular form with cut corners; tall, flat faces; the sides molded in a swirled pattern (21 ribs); rounded shoulders; the second gather ending just below the neck; short, flared neck, mounted with a rounded pewter cap with threaded, cylindrical sleeve; flat base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source