Sunburst Flask

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Object Name: 
Sunburst Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.382
Dimensions: 
H: 17.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Primary Description: 
Bluish aquamarine glass; mold-blown; tooled lip, pontil mark. Obverse: large elliptical sunburst covering entire side of flask; sixteen rays; the rays converge to a definite point at centre. Reverse: same as obverse. Edges: horizontally corrugated, herringbone formation, corrugations extend around flask just below neck.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GVIII-27
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Technique: 
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