Eagle/Eagle Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Eagle Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.243
Dimensions: 
H: 19.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1875-about 1876
Primary Description: 
Light aquamarine glass; mold-blown; applied ring around neck. Obverse: American Eagle facing left with outspread wings with ten ribs in right and nine in left; three arrows in talons, feathered ends in right claw; banner above and oval frame below. Reverse: same but fourteen ribs in right ring, eleven in left. Inscription: "CUNNINGHAM / &CO/ PITTSBURGH" in oval on obverse: "GLASS/MANUFACTURERS" in oval on reverse; NB is this inscription is virtually illegible. Edges: vertical mold seam.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-111
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 6; BIB# 22375