Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
55.4.261
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Body W: 11.4 cm, D: 5.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Flask. Transparent brilliant amber-yellow glass; wear marks; pattern molded; flattened oval body (chestnut shape) with oval base having rough pontil mark, cylindrical neck patterned in twenty-four-rib mold and expanded with ribs swirling to left.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 48, fourth from left; BIB# 22375
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 106, #3, pp. 332-333; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Bonanza Books edition) (1950) pl. 106, #3, pp. 332-333; BIB# 96725