Eagle/Grapes Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Grapes Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.185
Dimensions: 
H: 20 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1836-1842
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: designs on oval panels; American Eagle, head turned to left; wings partly raised; shield with vertical and horizontal bars on breast. Thunderbolt (three arrows) in right talons, olive branch in left. Above eagle thirteen five-pointed stars. Reverse: large bunch of grapes and smaller bunch at right depending from stem with two large leaves. Edges: fine vertical ribbing.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-55
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Historical Flasks
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1953 through 1953
The Story of American Historical Flasks (1953) p. 32, #108; BIB# 67719