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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Kensington Glassworks, American, 1804–ca. 1833
Subject: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753

Benjamin Franklin Flask

1830–60

Mold-blown pale green glass

8 1/4 × 5 11/16 in. (21 × 14.4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1883
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Henry Hammond Taylor, Bridgeport, Conn., by 1929; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1929–30; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

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