Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.347
Date: 
1835-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 14 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Deep amber lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GIX-36) with hand-tooled flared lip, pear-shaped body with eight-pointed star, pearl, and fleur-de-lis surrounded by ribs with scrolling ends, and keyed base with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group