Sunburst Flask

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Object Name: 
Sunburst Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.373
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.6 cm, W: 7.6 cm, D: Diam (max):
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-about 1830
Primary Description: 
Dark olive green glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: large elliptical sunburst, twenty-one triangular sectioned rays, flattened at ends forming closed ellipse. Reverse: same as obverse. Edges: horizontally corrugated.
Pattern Name: 
GVIII-16a
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Technique: 
Material: