Gemel flask

Object Number: 
1937.1329
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 21.6 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless light green glass gemel flask formed from two flasks stuck together and necks pulled in opposite directions; flasks have short cylindrical necks, ovoid tapered bodies decorated with applied opaque white threads pulled up into a loop pattern and marvered, and a shared applied circular base with pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
Gemel bottles were made in England, Ireland, and America in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group