Flask

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
50.4.246
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.5 cm; Body W (max): 8.8 cm, D (max): 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Flask. Green or bottle glass, non-lead, yellowish green; pattern-molded and free-blown by half-post method; large, flattened ovoid body with slender cylindrical neck, sheared mouth, slightly pushed-up base with rough pontil mark; pattern of vertical ribbing on fine ribbing swirled to right.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1918
to
1950-07-31
Case, Former Collection
1918
Technique: 
Material: 
On the Road to Rochester
Venue(s)
Landmark Society of Western New York 1984-03-04 through 1984-04-29
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 46, left; BIB# 22375