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Maker: Frederick Rudolph Joachim Lorenz, American, born Germany, 1794–1854
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

Washington Flask

1824–40

Mold-blown aquamarine glass

6 7/8 × 4 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (17.46 × 10.8 × 6.35 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1763
Geography: 
Made in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Purchased for Francis P. Garvan by Rhea Knittle, 27-29 September 1929; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1929–30; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 121, ill.

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