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Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.358
Date: 
1835-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 5 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 22.5 x 14.6 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "LOUISVILLE KY" in relief: on reverse: "GLASS WORKS"
Description: 
Amber non-lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GIX-6) with plain lip, cylindrical neck, pear-shaped body with scroll patterning and two six-pointed stars, "LOUISVILLE KY" on obverse, "GLASS WORKS" on reverse, ground pontil mark, and oxide deposit on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group