Kensington Glass Works
Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
McKearin GIV-34 Van Rensselaer 106 GI
17.14 x 10.79 x 5.71 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pale green glass
Not On View
Pale green glass with plain lip and rough pontil.
Obverse Masonic arch, pillars and pavement. Winin arch are “farmers arms”: sheaf of rye, pitchfork, shovel, rake, sickle, axe and scythe. Scroll ornament beneath pavement.
Reverese: Full-rigged frigate sailing to right, American flag at rear, waves beneath frigate and the word “FRANKLIN” in semicircle beneath ship.
On vertical ribs: “FREE TRADE AND SAILORS [sic] RIGHTS/ KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS PHILADELPHIA”
Gift of the Estate of Philip B. Holmes in honor of George C. Seybolt