American Eagle Flask

1815–41
Possibly by Keene-Marlboro-Street Glassworks


Object Place: Keene, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin, GII-72 Van Rensselaer, 9 GIII

Dimensions

17.14 x 11.43 x 6.35 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.733

Medium or Technique

Olive amber glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Obverse: American eagle with head turned to the right and wings partly raised. Shield with five vertical bars on breast. Thunderbolt (three arrows) in eagle’s right talons, olive branch in left. Eagle stands on a rocky formation.
Reverse: Large cornucopia coiled to left and filled with produce.

Credit Line

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