Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.98
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1826-about 1832
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Franklin, large three-quarter view facing left. Reverse: Thomas W. Dyott, large three-quarter profile facing right. Inscription: "BENJAMIN FRNAKLIN" in semi-circle above bust; reverse - "T.W. DYOTT, M.D." in semi-circle above bust; on edges - "WHERE LIBERTY DWELLS THERE IS MY COUNTRY" "KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS PHILADELPHIA". Edges: three vertical ribs, heavy medial rib.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
GI-94
Trademark
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
The Story of American Historical Flasks (1953) p. 46, #180; BIB# 67719