Scroll Flask

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Object Name: 
Scroll Flask
Accession Number: 
60.4.404
Dimensions: 
H: 17.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1870
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, circular residue with gray residue on base. Obverse: large heart shaped frame containing elaborate scrolls and at top seven-pointed star; above in space formed by outer scrolls similar seven-pointed star; there is a perceptible space between sides of upper pair of scrolls at the centre. Reverse: same as obverse. Edges: heavy vertical medial rib.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GIX-13
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass, the Mildred C. Howes collection (1971) illustrated, p. 20 (#56); BIB# 30149