Scroll Flask

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Object Name: 
Scroll Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.395
Dimensions: 
H: 22 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1855-1873
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, large round pontil with brownish residue, two dots on base. Obverse: two large six-pointed stars, scrolls in heart shaped frames, similar to GIX-6 but upper large star slightly small and star in heart shaped frame smaller than one above; scrolls similar to GIX-6 but formation of letters in inscription slightly different; same inscription "LOUISVILLE". Reverse: same as obverse and formation of letters in "GLASS WORKS" slightly different from GIX-6. Edges: heavy vertical medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GIX-7
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
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