Bottle or flask

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Object Name: 
Bottle or flask
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Accession Number: 
H: 14.1 cm; D (max. body): 7.5 cm, (min.): 5.7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Translucent opalescent milkglass; wear marks; free-blown, tooled and enameled ("half-post" method). Straight-sided flattened body with flat wide and narrow sides each alternating with a rib, slightly concave base with rough pontil mark, rounded shoulder reaching first gather 1/2" below ring-like rim in multicolored "peasant-type" enamel flower and stalks on four sides, yellow dashes and red dots on diagonals, stylized wreaths in red, yellow and green on shoulder.
Boucaud, M. C., Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 151, 420, #141; BIB# 18098