Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.395
Date: 
1825-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 15.9 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "BALTIMORE" in relief: on reverse: "CORN FOR THE WORLD"
Description: 
Aquamarine non-lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GVI-4) with hand-tooled lip, oval body with Washington Monument in Baltimore in oval frame on obverse with inscription "BALTIMORE", ear of corn in oval frame on reverse with inscription "CORN FOR THE WORLD", flat oval base with mold seam, and no pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group