Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
90.4.171
Dimensions: 
H: 18.3 cm, W: 12.2 cm, D: 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1846-1848
Primary Description: 
Pale aquamarine non-lead glass; blown in a full-size mold for pattern and shape. Triangular shape, flat in cross-section with short straight neck; very narrow shoulders and body gradually widening to base; two sides have nearly identical designs with five ribs on either side of a heart-shaped frame; obverse with "ROUGH," reverse with "& READY" within frame; sides have medial rib with mold mark which goes down one side, across oval base and up the other side; base with ring pontil mark superimposed on mold seam.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GIX-28
Provenance: 
Salisbury, Fred, Former Collection
Garth's Auctions, Inc., Source
1990-10-08