Eagle Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.168
Dimensions: 
H: 20 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1857-1869
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; mold-blown; plain lip with applied ring, smooth base with oval depression and "graphite pontil". Obverse: American Eagle, head turned to left; wings partly raised; shield with six bars on breast. Thunderbolt (three arrows) in eagle's left talons, olive branch in right. Thirteen fairly large five-pointed stars in semi-circle above eagle. Reverse: anchor. Inscription: in narrow curved frame above anchor "RAVENNA"; at bottom of flask in curved frame "COMPANY" and above frame just below anchor "GLASS". Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-37
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 1; BIB# 22375
The Story of American Historical Flasks (1953) p. 33, #125; BIB# 67719