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American Eagle Flask

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Pale green glass with plain lip and smooth pontil. Obverse: American Eagle, head turned left, wings partly raised. Shield (blank) on breast. Thunderbolt with three arrows in right talons and laurel leaves in left. Thirteen five-pointed stars above eagle. Reverse: Large, single bunch of grapes...

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Credit Line

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

about 1830–60

Object Place

Winslow, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin, GII-55 Van Rensselaer, 44 GI


21.59 x 13.97 x 8.89 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pale green glass