Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
55.4.260
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm; Body W: 11.7 cm, W: 5.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Flask. Transparent slightly bubbly brilliant golden-amber glass; slight wear marks; pattern molded; flattened oval body (chestnut shape) with pontil mark at flat base, cylindrical neck widening at rim; double patterned in sixteen-rib mold and expanded in broken swirl design.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 48, fifth from left; BIB# 22375
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Bonanza Books edition) (1950) pl. 106, #2, pp. 322-333; BIB# 96725
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 106, #2, pp. 332-333; BIB# 25299