Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
50.4.342
Dimensions: 
Pint
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1857-1873
Primary Description: 
Flask. Bottle glass, full of bubbles, dark olive-amber; blown-molded; long ellipsoid body, tapering cylindrical neck with applied double (wide round above narrow angular) collar; molded relief decoration -- obverse: sheaf of rye with crossed rake and fork above star; reverse: inscription, "WESTFORD GLASS CO." in semicircle above "WESTFORD CONN" in two lines; smooth base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
WESTFORD GLASS CO.; WESTFORD CONN
inscription
Pressed reverse