Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.351
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17 cm, W: 11.8 cm, D: Diam (max):
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1846-about 1850
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; tooled lip, pontil mark. Obverse: designs on oval panels; Washington Monument with statue, similar to GVI-5 with the step railing of entrance door facing right. Reverse: large ear of corn in high relief; above in semi-circle "CORN FOR THE WORLD". Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GVI-6
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
The Story of American Historical Flasks (1953) p. 40, #174; BIB# 67719