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Object Name: Figured flask
Date: 1836-1855
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 in. ( 21 x 14 x 7.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Bridgeton
Description: Aquamarine non-lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GI-25) with hand-tooled flared lip, oval body with bust of George Washington and inscription "BRIDGETOWN NEW JERSEY" on obverse, classical bust with same inscription on reverse, and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Object Number: 1960.7
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Marks: in relief: on obverse and reverse: "BRIDGETOWN NEW JERSEY"

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The "classical bust" on the reverse of this flask is identified as [Henry?] Clay in the accession records. This flask was purchased by the Society from the estate of George S. McKearin.