Half pint scrolled flask

American
1830s–60s


Place of Creation: United States

Dimensions

15.2 x 10.3 cm (6 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.961

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded and figured

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Half pint aquamarine scrolled flask. Obverse has large fleur de lis flanked by 3 ribs graduated in length. Inner and middle ribs with club shaped terminals. Inner ribs scrolled at bottom. Outer ribs more slender and scrolled on shoulder. Small star with six fingerlike points. Reverse is similar to obverse, star more angular and 5-pointed. Plain lip, edges have vertical medial rib.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection