American Eagle Flask

about 1830–60
Possibly by Coffin & Hay


Object Place: Winslow, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

McKearin, GII-55 Van Rensselaer, 44 GI

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1987.738

Medium or Technique

Pale green glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

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 depending fromstem with two leaves.

Credit Line

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