Sunburst Flask

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Object Name: 
Sunburst Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.379
Dimensions: 
H: 14.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1825
Primary Description: 
Aqua glass; mold-blown; tooled lip, pontil mark. Obverse: large oval sunburst, twenty-eight rays with rounded ends turned downward to surface of flask and forming scalloped ellipse; at centre five small oval shaped ornaments in oval formation with one in centre, similar to GVIII-20 but ornaments slightly different. Reverse: similar to obverse but size of ornaments vary slightly. Edges: vertically ribbed with heavy medial rib.
Pattern Name: 
GVIII-24
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
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