Double Flask or Gemel Bottle

Object Name: 
Double Flask or Gemel Bottle

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Object Name: 
Double Flask or Gemel Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.2 cm; W: 8 cm; D: 5.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Translucent transparent thick green bottle glass; blown and tooled with applications. Two flat flasks have been joined together lengthwise with short tapering necks also tapering together, very rough pontil mark at base; the upper body has specks of white glass creating a mottled effect; a seal applied to one side of the double flask, including a few initials: "I" (or L) "M", with a vertical motif in between ending at the bottom in an R-shaped motif; heavy wear marks on the flat side of the bottle without the seal.
McKearin Antiques, Former Collection
on seal
Antique Sealed bottles 1640-1900 and the families who owned them (2015) illustrated, p. 81 middle left; p. 443, #4 bottom; p. 1208 left;