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Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.382
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse; "WASHINGTON" in relief: on reverse; "JACKSON"
Description: 
Olive-amber non-lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GI-31); hand-tooled flared lip, oval body with bust of George Washington with inscription "WASHINGTON" on one side, bust of Andrew Jackson with inscription "JACKSON" on the other side, and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group