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Overall H: 16.6 cm, W: 11.3 cm, D: Diam (max):
On Display
about 1820-1840
Primary Description: 
Flask. Green or bottle glass, light yellow-green; blown-molded; fat ellipsoid body, spreading cylindrical neck, plain lip; on each side, oval panel with molded relief decoration -- obverse: thirteen small stars in arch above profile bust of Columbia; reverse: "B & W" in script below large American eagle with shield on breast, arrows and olive branch in talons; narrow rib edging panels except at bottom, heavy medial rib on edge; rough pontil mark.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
B & W
Pressed body (reverse)
Vessels of History (1981-05) illustrated, pp. 50-57, ill. p. 54 color;
The Corning Glass Center (1959) illustrated, p. 20 (center); BIB# 99843
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 20 (center); BIB# 26395
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 20 (center);
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) p. 9 (bottom left, object on left); BIB# 48774