Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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flask
  • William & Andrew Coffin
  • flask, 1836–1842
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 19.5 cm
    Object Height: 7 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6204
Description

Aquamarine glass flask with a different design on each side. On one side is a large bunch of grapes. On the other side is an eagle with its head turned to the left. It is holding a shield with vertical and horizontal bars. There is a thunderbolt and an olive branch in the eagle's talons. There are thirteen stars above the eagle.