Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.4.124
Dimensions: 
H: 17.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1826-1830
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Jason Westerfield
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown in a full-size mold. Flattened ovoid form; plain cylindrical neck, vertically ribbed edges; pontil mark; obverse: bust portrait of Washington in uniform facing left, inscribed "GENERAL WASHINGTON" around his head; reverse: eagle with shield on breast standing on an oval, inscribed "T.W.D." and "E. PLURIBUS UNUM" above eagle's head; shoulder inscribed "KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS PHILADELPHIA" and "ADAMS & JEFFERSON July 4 AD 1776".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Westerfield Estate, Mrs. Jason, Source