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Pint flask with Columbia with Liberty cap facing left. "Kensington" in narrow curved frame below oval panel containing bust. Thirteen small 6-pointed stars surrounding bust. 10 short graduated vertical ribs at bottom of flask. Reverse shows large American Eagle, head turned to right shield...

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Marks

Kensington, Union Co. on obverse and reverse.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, about 1826–80

Place of Creation

Kensington, PA, United States

Dimensions

18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.974

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass