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American Decorative Arts
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822

Washington Flask

1830–60

Mold-blown potash-lime glass

6 3/4 × 4 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (17.15 × 11.43 × 6.35 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1764
Geography: 
Made in United States
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: 

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 150–51, no. 77, ill.

John Stuart Gordon, “American Glass: The Collections at Yale,” Antiques and the Arts Weekly (November 2, 2018): 30–31, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.