Eagle/Ship Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Ship Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.173
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1822-1832
Primary Description: 
Pale green glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark, non-lead. Obverse: designs on oval panels; American Eagle, similar to GII-41 except twenty-five rays, slightly longer. Eight vertical bars on shield. End of olive branch extends into oval frame with inner band of twenty-three small pearls. Reverse: full rigged frigate sailing to right, American flag at rear; waves beneath frigate. Inscription: "T.W.D." in oval frame beneath eagle; reverse - "FRANKLIN" in semi-circle beneath ship. Edges: three vertical ribs.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-42
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
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