Pike's Peak Flask
Object Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
McKearin-Wilson, GXI-9-10 Van Rensselaer, 20 GVII
23.18 x 12.7 x 5.71 cm (9 1/8 x 5 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Aquamarine glass with molded lip and smooth pontil.
Obverse: “FOR PIKES PEAK” in semicircle over prospector with cane, pickaxe, and pack walking left on a small oblong frame with the inscription: “OLD RYE”.
Reverse: Eagle with small head, thick neck, and a shield in breast, holding thunderbolts (arrows). Eagle stands on an oval frame with inscription: “PITTSBURGH, PA”
Gift of the Estate of Philip B. Holmes in honor of George C. Seybolt