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Pike's Peak Flask

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Aquamarine glass with molded lip and smooth pontil. Obverse: "FOR PIKES PEAK" in semicircle over prospector with cane, pickaxe, and pack walking left on a small oblong frame with the inscription: "OLD RYE". Reverse: Eagle with small head, thick neck, and a shield in breast, holding thunderbolts...

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Credit Line

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

19th century

Object Place

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin-Wilson, GXI-9-10 Van Rensselaer, 20 GVII


23.18 x 12.7 x 5.71 cm (9 1/8 x 5 x 2 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Aquamarine glass