Flask

American, or Continental
1832
Artist Unknown, 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

H: 11 1/8 in.; Diam: 4 3/4 in.

Accession Number

1978.1117

Medium or Technique

Molded and engraved non-lead glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless, flattened ovoid flask that tapers in at should. Cylindrical mouth with slight flare at thick, smooth rim. Flask is engraved on obverse with wheat sheaths, a bird, and a heart, and initials “J.M.” and date “1832” below. Reverse has decorative leaf engraving.

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection