Flacon with Stopper

Object Name: 
Flacon with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Flacon with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.43 B
(a&b) H: 21.5 cm; (a) H: 13.1 cm; D (rim): 5.6 cm, (max.)(body): 12 cm
Not on Display
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Clear and transparent green heavy glass; wear marks at base; free-blown, cased and cut. (a) Hexagonal thick foot with curved rim, hexagonal semispherical body ending in a remarkable flange (5/8" thick), hexagonal neck flaring towards flange and hexagonal rim; (b) conical stopper with high hexagonal finial enclosing a "tear" and consisting of a lower part flaring to a wide flange and an obelisk-shaped top; cut multipointed star at base, body and finial hexagonally cut, flanges of body and finial deeply scalloped, light green overlay cut off except for the panel-edges and the top and bottom parts of both flanges.
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source