Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Willington Glass Company
  • flask, circa 1830–1872
  • Where object was made: West Willington, Connecticut, United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 15.3 cm
    Object Height: 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6200

Olive green, two-mold flask with an American Eagle motif. On one side is an eagle with a shield at his chest which has six bars. The eagle is standing on a wreath of laurel branches. The word "LIBERTY" is above the eage. On the other side are the words, "WILLINGTON GLASS CO. WEST WILLINIGTON, CONN." The lip of the flask has a double rounded collar.