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Success to the Railroad flask

Object Name: Figured flask
Date: ca. 1835-1840
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 7 × 5 × 2 in. (17.8 × 12.7 × 5.1 cm)
Place made: United States, Vernon
Description: Green non-lead glass figured flask blown in a full-size two-part mold (McKearin GV-5) with hand-tooled flared neck, ovoid body with horse-drawn railroad car on track with inscription "SUCCESS TO THE RAIL ROAD" on obverse and reverse, and flat base with blowpipe mark.
Credit Line: Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 1953.380
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Marks: in relief: on obverse and reverse: "SUCCESS TO THE RAIL ROAD"