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Figured flask: embossed w/grapes, eagle shield

Object Number: 
1953.344
Date: 
1836-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 14.6 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Pale green non-lead glass figured flask blown in two-part mold (McKearin GII-56) with hand-tooled flared lip, oval body, American eagle with olive branch below and stars above on obverse, bunch of grapes on reverse, vertical ribs on sides, and flat base with mold seam and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group