Sunburst Flask

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Object Name: 
Sunburst Flask
Accession Number: 
H: 18.5 cm
On Display
about 1825
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: large oval sunburst, thirty-six rather slender rays tapering to rounded ends turned downward to surface of flask and forming scalloped ellipse; at centre of sunburst five small oval shaped ornaments in oval formation with one in centre. Reverse: same as obverse. Edges: vertically ribbed, with heavy medial rib.
Pattern Name: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 19; BIB# 22375