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Figured flask

Object Number: 
1960.6
Date: 
1825-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 10.8 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: on obverse; "BALTO"
Description: 
Aquamarine non-lead glass figured flask blown in a full-sized, two-part mold (McKearin GVI-2); bottle has hand-tooled flared neck, flattened ovoid body embossed on obverse with the Washington Monument in Baltimore with faint inscription, "BALTO" below, on reverse a sloop sailing right, and a flat base with a pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
This bottle was purchased from the estate of the noted glass scholar, George S. McKearin.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group