Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.35
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.7 cm, W: 11.3 cm, D: Diam (max):
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1828-about 1840
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Washington in uniform, profile facing left, with long queue. Similar to GI-31 except bars on lapel of coat missing. Reverse: Jackson in uniform with high collar, profile facing left. Similar to GI-31 except bars on lapel are missing. Inscription: "WASHINGTON." in semi-circle above bust. Reverse: "JACKSON" in semi-circle above bust. Edges: three vertical ribs, with heavy medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GI-32
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 77 (left); BIB# 32200
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 96; BIB# 32715