Description : An Early American lead-glazed Redware Flask, 1-Pint capacity, Northeastern US origin, probably Pennsylvania, c. Wheel-thrown, highly-ovoid or Pumpkinseed form with tooled rounded collar and cork finish.Covered in clear lead glaze over a strong pumpkin-orange ground. The heel and base are unglazed. Condition : Very Good overall with attractive form and bold, vibrant color. Rim with moderate wear, including rubs, glaze loss, soiling, etc. Body with glaze, surface, drips and firing imperfections noted for descriptive accuracy.
One side has glaze flakes and some small surface imperfections. Both shoulders with wear or glaze fry. Base has a decent chip with associated hairline, as shown. See photos for complete details and consider them as part of the description. 1-Pint capacity (16oz); measures 8-1/4H x 4-3/4W x 2-1/4D overall with a base diameter of 2-1/8.
Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique PA Redware 8+ Civil War Era Lead-Glazed Pumpkinseed Hip Flask, c. 1860" is in sale since Thursday, November 5, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Flasks". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.