Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Washington portrait flask
  • Albany Glass Works
    active 1793–1853
  • Washington portrait flask, late 1820s–1830s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 14.3 cm
    Object Height: 5 5/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0289
Description

Dark amethyst glass flask with an ovoid body and a flat bottom. The neck is short and cylindrical. The side of the flask has an image of a man (identified as George Washington).