Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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flask
  • United States
  • flask, 1865–1870s
  • Where object was made: Wayne County, Virginia, United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 22.5 cm
    Object Height: 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0184
Description

Aquamarine glass, quart flask with Pike's Peak motif. On one side is an eagle with its wings raised and with a shield on its breast. On the other side is a male figure with a cane (prospector). The words, "For Pikes Peak" are above the man. The lip of the flask is plain with a laid on ring.