Eagle/Grapes Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Grapes Flask
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Accession Number: 
60.4.186
Dimensions: 
H: 14 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1836-1842
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: designs on oval panels; American Eagle, head, shoulders and wings only showing and resting on large shield with five broad vertical bars and six narrow horizontal bars. Eagle's head turned to left and wings extend downward parallel to sides of shield. Above thirteen small five-pointed stars. Below shield olive and palm branches knotted and extending upward on each side of lower part of shield. Reverse: large single bunch of grapes depending from stem with three leaves. Edges: fine vertical ribbing.
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Pattern Name: 
GII-56
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
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