Sunburst Flask

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Object Name: 
Sunburst Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm, W: 10.5 cm, D: Diam (max):
On Display
about 1822-about 1830
Primary Description: 
Olive amber glass; mold-blown; tooled lip, pontil mark. Obverse: large elliptical sunburst, twenty-eight triangular sectioned rays, flattened at ends forming closed ellipse; rays not as long, raised oval centre with word "KEEN". Reverse: same as obverse except "P & W" in oval. Edges: horizontally corrugated, corrugations extend around flask at base and around upper part between neck and shoulders.
Pattern Name: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 227 (fig. 14);
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 18; BIB# 22375