Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
62.3.83
Dimensions: 
H: 8 3/4"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Minnie L. Schuelein
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; blown, cut. Flattened ovoid form; cylindrical neck with cut groove below the rim; polished panels on the neck and rounded shoulders, with cut fans at the ends; rounded sides with cut oval facets and notches; flat faces, one with cut heart filled with cut cross-cut diamonds, the other face with alternating rectangular panels of cut diamonds and octagonal panels; tapered base with cut panels and fans; cut flat bottom; gummed circular paper label inscribed "177" in blue ball-point ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source