Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.4.118
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1830
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Jason Westerfield
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; mold-blown in a full-size mold. Flattened ovoid form; plain cylindrical neck; vertically ribbed edges; pontil mark; obverse; eagle with raised wings and shield on breast, perched on rocks and grasping arrows and an olive branch; reverse: cornucopia of produce with tail extending down and coiled to the left; an "x" to the left of the tail.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Westerfield Estate, Mrs. Jason, Source
American Glass (1948) (1948) p. 549; BIB# 25297
The Keene Glass Works (1926-05) pp. 312-314;