American eagle flask

about 1850
Willington Glass Works (1847–1872)


Object Place: West Willington, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 8.3 x 5.1 cm (6 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.725

Medium or Technique

Molded olive-green glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

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