Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.502
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.1 cm, W: 9.4 cm, D: 4.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1836-1850
Primary Description: 
Flask. Green or bottle glass, pale green-aquamarine; blown-molded; flattened ellipsoid body, cylindrical neck, plain lip; rib-framed oval panels on each side -- obverse: in relief, sloop with pennant flying, sailing to left; reverse: inscription along sides of panel (left) "NEW JERSEY" and (right) "BRIDGETON"; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
to
1950-07-31
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
BRIDGETON
inscription
Pressed Reverse (along right side of panel)
NEW JERSEY
inscription
Pressed Reverse (along left side of panel)
A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Glass (1999) illustrated, p. 77; BIB# 67965
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 22; BIB# 22375