Pocket Flask

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Object Name: 
Pocket Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.6 cm, W: 8.1 cm, D: 6 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dwight P. and Lorri Lanmon, in honor of Julia Andrews Bissell
Web Description: 
Mold-blown, in a pattern of daisies in diamonds. This pattern is usually attributed to Stiegel's American Flint Glass Manufacturer at Manheim although it might have been made at other factories as well.
Lanmon, Dwight P. (American, b. 1938), Former Collection
Bissell, Julia Andrews, Former Collection
Lanmon, Lorri (American, b. 1932), Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass. Ovoid flask with narrow neck, mold blown in a pattern having stylized daisy blossoms within diamonds on the upper portion of body and vertical flutes on lower portion; slightly depressed rough pontil mark in center of oval base. NOTE: XRF shows that this is non-lead glass. 6/29/2010. Tested by RHB.
Title Unknown (Corning Museum of Glass)
Corning Museum of Glass 1976 through 1976
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 13; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 13; BIB# 135965
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 86, 683; BIB# 61154
Il Corning Museum (2005-06) illustrated, p. 21; BIB# AI98014
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 41-42, #50; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) illustrated, p. 183, #11; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# AI95009