Flask with mold [electronic resource] / Corning Museum of Glass.

Flask with mold [electronic resource] / Corning Museum of Glass.

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Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, 2011.
1 streaming video file (2 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Other Authors: 
Spillman, Jane Shadel.
Corning Museum of Glass.
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Not commercially distributed.
Curator Jane Shadel Spillman describes Flask with Mold produced by Stebbins and Stebbins. The manufacture and decoration of hand-blown tableware was a slow and costly process. Glassmakers soon sought ways to speed production and to decorate their wares more inexpensively. One way to do this was to blow the glass into a mold, which shaped the glass and decorated the surface in one operation.
Narrator, Jane Spillman, curator, American Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass.
Title from resource description page.
Mode of access: internet.
The mold-blown flask shown here is decorated with a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette, a French soldier and statesman who served in the American Revolutionary Army. Half of the brass mold in which this flask was made is also illustrated.
Object/Material Note: 
Related to CMoG object: 93.7.3 ; 60.4.87.