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American eagle flask

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Olive green glass with rounded lip and Smooth pontil. Obverse: American eagle with head erect and turned to right. Shield with 5-6 vertical bars, wings partly raised, talons clasping laurel wreath and the word "LIBERTY" above. Reverse: WILLINGTON/ GLASS/ CO/ WEST WILLINGTON/ CONN

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Philip B. Holmes in honor of George C. Seybolt

about 1850

Object Place

West Willington, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin-Wilson, GII-63 Van Rensselaer, 129 GI

Dimensions

15.87 x 7.62 x 4.44 cm (6 1/4 x 3 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.725

Medium or Technique

Molded olive-green glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass