Artist Union Glass Company (1854–1924)
Place of Creation: Kensington, PA, United States
18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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 with 10 vertical and 2 horizontal bars on breast, wings partly raised and right foreshortened. Thunderbolt (3 arrows) with feathered ends showing in its right talons, olive branch in left. Ten short graduated vertical ribs at bottom of flask. “Union Co” in narrow curved frame below oval panel containing eagle.
Kensington, Union Co. on obverse and reverse.
Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware
William H. Fenn III Glass Collection