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Flask

Made by Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1818 - c. 1900

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Period:
antebellum

Date:
1818-1830

Medium:
Mold-blown nonlead glass

Dimensions:
Height: 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 214, American Art, second floor, Case 14, Historical, Figural Flasks & Bottles

Accession Number:
1938-23-121

Credit Line:
The George H. Lorimer Collection, 1938

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Label:
On front: portrait of George Washington, and the words GENERAL WASHINGTON
On ribs: the words ADAMS & JEFFERSON; JULY 4. A.D. 1776; KENSINGTON GLASS; WORKS PHILADELPHIA. On back: eagle on oval, the initials T.W.D.; and the words E. PLURIBUS UNUM (One of many)


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