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Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.348
Date: 
1835-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 10.5 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
paper label: affixed to shoulder: "ESSENCE B. . . / Prepared by / S. G. MOSES. / Successor to / V. B. BUTLER, / No. 314 North Main Street, / HARTFORD CONN."
Description: 
Aquamarine lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GIX-38) with eight-petaled flower, pearl, and fleur-de-lis surrounded by ribs with scrolling ends, and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group