Sunburst Flask

about 1815–41
Keene-Marlboro-Street Glassworks


Object Place: Keene, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin GVIII-9 Van Rensselaer 9 GXXIV

Dimensions

15.56 x 8.89 x 5.71 cm (6 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.729

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Brown glass with plain lip and rough pontil mark.
Obverse: Large, elliptical sunburst with 29 rays, which forms a raised panel. At center of sunburst: “KEEN”
Reverse: Same as obverse, but letters: “P & W” at center (possibly for Perry and Wood, or Perry and Wheeler).

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Philip B. Holmes in honor of George C. Seybolt