American. <em>Vinegar Flask (George Washington)</em>, 1932. Glass, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (19.7 x 14.6 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.247. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.247.jpg)

Vinegar Flask (George Washington)


Medium: Glass

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Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (19.7 x 14.6 x 8.6 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.247

Image: 40.247.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass vinegar flask. Ovoid shaped flask with flat front and back and vertical ribbing along rounded sides; cylindrical neck rises from top and ends in threaded mouth (for now lost screw-on cap). Front decorated with molded profile bust of George Washington, framed by inscription: "1732 GEORGE WASHINGTON 1932". Back decorated with American eagle and crest; border of stars around lower half. CONDITION: Good; few spots of dirt.

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