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Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.380
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 x 2 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse and reverse: "SUCCESS TO THE RAIL ROAD"
Description: 
Green non-lead glass figured flask blown in a full-size two-part mold (McKearin GV-5) with hand-tooled flared neck, ovoid body with horse-drawn railroad car on track with inscription "SUCCESS TO THE RAIL ROAD" on obverse and reverse, and flat base with blowpipe mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group