Washington / Wheat GI-57 Quart Flask

 

 

 

 

 

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Pontiled Flask - George Washington / Sheaf of Wheat

This circa 1850-1855 flask was produced at the Dyottville Glass Works in Philadelphia and is listed by McKearin as GI-57. It has a potrait of Washington on one side and a chunky sheaf of wheat on the other. The top is an applied taper with ring. The bottom is open pontiled. It's a quart.

Embossed: portrait of George Washingtoon / picture of wheat sheaf

Height:  8 5/8 "  
Color: aqua

Condition: Near Mint - structurally perfect (no dings, chips, cracks) and pretty clean. Mentioned for accuracy, it has a bit of dull haze in some areas and trace scratchiness.

Reference Number:  L119

Price: $140