Eagle Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.191
Dimensions: 
H: 22.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1869
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; mold-blown; smooth base, tooled lip. Obverse: large American Eagle, head turned to left; wings partly raised and left foreshortened. Large shield with six bars on eagle's breast. Eagle stands on wreath of laurel branches. Above eagle in slightly curved line "LIBERTY". Reverse: inscription in four lines, the first and third curved - "WILLINGTON/GLASS, Co/ WEST WILLINGTON/CONN". Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-61
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 4, right; BIB# 22375