Historical Flask

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Object Name: 
Historical Flask
Accession Number: 
55.4.250
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.2 cm; Body W: 10.8 cm, D: 5.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1824
Primary Description: 
Historical Flask. Transparent very heavy and bubbly pale yellowish-green (puce-colored) glass with amethyst striations (one pint); heavy wear marks; mold-blown; flattened body tapering to base with pontil mark, rounded shoulder, cylindrical neck with thickened rim; on obverse Masonic decoration, on reverse the American Eagle above on oval containing the letters: "J.K.B.", in the No. 220-G IV-3 pattern.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 110, #3, pp. 340-341; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Bonanza Books edition) (1950) pl. 110, #3, pp. 340-341; BIB# 96725