Eagle/Eagle Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Eagle Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm, W: 10.5 cm, D: Diam (max):
On Display
about 1850-1875
Primary Description: 
Dark amber glass; mold-blown; applied ring around neck, circular depression in base. Obverse: American Eagle facing left; wings partly raised with thunderbolts in both talons; banner in mouth and oval frame below. Reverse: same except two arrows in left talon; small star at right nearly opposite top of wing. Edges: vertical seam which extends through base and up to ring on neck.
Pattern Name: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 219 (fig. 215, upper left); BIB# 19272