Date & Origin
England, c1850. Period of Victoria.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 21.5cm Width: 11cm Depth: 5.2cm.
A 19th century Nailsea glass flask. A very unusual example with an applied opalescent rim. Decorated with pulled up white trailing and finished with a thickened rim. A rough pontil completes the piece.
Hand-blown around the time Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter was published on the 16th of March 1850.