Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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whiskey flask
  • United States
  • whiskey flask, circa 1860–1875
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 19.7 cm
    Object Height: 7 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6192
Description

Aquamarine glass whiskey flask. On one side is a shield which has clasped hands at the top. Above the shield are six-pointed stars. On either side of the shield is an olive branch. The shield has ribbing and a blank medallion. On the other side of the flask is an eagle which is perched on a shield and carrying a banner.