Pint size flask

American
1830s–60s


Place of Creation: United States

Dimensions

18.4 x 12.4 cm (7 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.960

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded and figured

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Aquamarine pint size flask. Obverse has large inverted heart-shaped frame formed by medial and inferior scrolls. Two small 5-pointed stars, upper star shows pinpoint suggestion of sixth point. Reverse is similar to obverse, but upper star has two bold uniform points and inferior scrolls are of equal proportioins. Plain lip, round collar, pontil mark - 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