Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.89
Dimensions: 
H: 15.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1824-about 1826
Primary Description: 
Olive amber glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Lafayette profile facing right. Reverse: oval frame enclosing French Liberty Cap on pole; no stars. Inscription: "LA FAYETTE" in semi-circle above bust, below "COVENTRY" in semi-circle above "C-T"; reverse - below frame "S & S". Edges: only three vertical ribs close together.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-87
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 175; BIB# 22375