Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
50.4.249
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Body W (max): 5.5, D (max): 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Flask. Green or bottle glass, non-lead, brilliant olive-green; pattern-molded and free-blown; flattened circular form with cylindrical neck, sheared mouth, sides incurving above pushed-up base with glass-ring pontil mark; pattern of ribbing swirled nearly on the horizontal from plain center on base to within about 1/2" (1.3 cm) of top of second gather.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass (2003) illustrated, p. 1 (detail), p. 4 (top); detail (back cover); BIB# 78682