Medallion Flask

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Object Name: 
Medallion Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 17.8 cm
On Display
about 1820-about 1830
Primary Description: 
Dark olive green glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: large medallion which carries a heavy ring between two narrow rings, the inner depressed, and heavy ring at center with four petal depressions. The shield shaped area beneath medallion carries a simple pendant with narrow three-pointed ornament above at either side; converging ribs at sides of shield without the indented diamonds; heavy diamond diapering on lower part of flask. Reverse: same as obverse. Edges: corrugated horizontally, corrugations extend around flask at base and juncture of neck and body.
Pattern Name: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 192-193, pl. 88; BIB# 33819
Vetri del Settecento e dell'ottocento (1985) illustrated, p. 71; BIB# 32949