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Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.397
Date: 
1850-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 21.9 x 14.6 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine lead glass figured flask blown in a full-size two-part mold (McKearin GII-26) with hand-tooled lip with flattened string rim, oval body with American eagle facing left with banner and five stars above and stellar motif below on obverse and reverse, oval base with faint mold seam, and ground and polished pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group