Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.103
Dimensions: 
H: 27.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850-1851
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; paneled neck, broad collar, pontil mark. Obverse: Jenny Lind, three-quarter view, turned to left, wearing broad plain collar or bertha. Large wreath encircling bust. Reverse: view of Glass House with smoke issuing from chimney and with plain roof. At right of house tall tree; at left a bush or shrub. Inscription: "JENNY LIND" above bust and wreath; reverse - "GLASS WORK'S" above glass house, "S.HUFFSEY" below house. Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-99
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Solving the Mystery of Two Altered American Bottle Molds (1984) illustrated, pp. 114-115, fig. 4, right;
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 42, left; BIB# 22375