Union/Cannon Flask

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Object Name: 
Union/Cannon Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.553
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860-1875
Primary Description: 
Light blue glass; mold-blown, applied ring around neck; circular depression on base. Obverse: striped shield with clasped hands in upper part and oval in lower; thirteen stars above and a leafy olive (?) branch on each side. Reverse: cannon on a wheeled carriage facing right with an American flag at right, slightly behind cannon; pile of cannon balls at base of flagstaff. Inscription: "UNION" above shield; "F A & Co" in oval of shield. Edges: vertical mold seam.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GXII-40
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
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