Eagle/Indian Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Indian Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.269
Dimensions: 
H: 22.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850-1865
Primary Description: 
Light aqua glass; mold-blown; applied ring around neck; circular depression on base. Obverse: flying eagle with a complicated design of banners and scrolls below and two birds attached to the scrolls. Reverse: tree at left, Indian shooting bird in center. Inscription: none. Edges: vertical mold seam.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-141
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 219, fig. 215, lower left; BIB# 19272