Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.341
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: on obverse, "KEEN" embossed: on reverse "P & W"
Description: 
Amber-green non-lead glass flask blown in a two part mold (McKearin GVIII-9); bottle has hand-tooled flared neck, rounded shoulders, and an angular body with an oval sunburst (29 rays) eminating from central oval with inscription "KEEN[sic]" on one side and "P & W" on other with ribbing down edges; flat base with light pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group