Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.362
Date: 
1835-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 x 2 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, slightly opaque (moonstone) lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GIX-11) with hand-tooled flared lip, pear-shaped body with scroll patterning and two eight-pointed stars, and ground pontil mark on base.
Gallery Label: 
Irregular pontil mark on the base of this flask may indicate that it is a reproduction.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group