Railroad/Eagle Flask

Object Name: 
Railroad/Eagle Flask

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Object Name: 
Railroad/Eagle Flask
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Accession Number: 
60.4.342
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.6 cm, W: 11.4 cm, D: Diam (max):
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1839
Primary Description: 
Shaded amber glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: designs on oval panels; horse and cart on rail; similar to GV-3. Also the panels in wagon box are plain; no inscription. Reverse: large American Eagle lengthwise, head turned to left; wings partly raised and spread; shield with seven vertical and two horizontal bars on breast. Thunderbolt (three arrows) in eagle's left talons, olive branch in right; eagle in high relief; similar to GV-8 but no stars. Edges: vertically ribbed, heavy medial rib.
Pattern Name: 
GV-9
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
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