Eagle/Anchor Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Anchor Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.197
Dimensions: 
H: 21 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1857-1863
Primary Description: 
Clear green glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: American Eagle, head turned to left, wings partly raised and left slightly foreshortened. Large shield with six bars on eagle's breast. Eagle stands on large laurel wreath; above eagle seven five-pointed stars. Reverse: large anchor, in diagonal position across flask; above anchor ribbon frame with inscription "NEW LONDON"; below anchor similar frame with inscription "GLASS WORKS". Edges: smooth.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-66
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 5, left; BIB# 22375