Figured flask

Object Number: 
1953.343
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 x 2 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "RAILROAD" and "LOWELL"
Description: 
Olive amber non-lead glass figured flask blown in a full-size two-part mold (McKearin GV-10) with hand-tooled neck, oval body, horse-drawn railroad car on track with inscriptions "RAILROAD" and "LOWELL" on obverse, American eagle on field of stars on reverse, and flat base with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group