Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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flask
  • Thomas W. Dyott, designer
    1771–1861
    born: England, United Kingdom ; died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    Kensington Glass Works, manufacturer
    active 1816–1833
  • flask, circa 1826
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 16.7 cm
    Object Height: 6 9/16 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0195
Description

Aquamarine glass portrait brandy flask with heavy vertical ribs on the sides and a cylindrical neck with a plain lip. One side of the flask has a bust of a man in uniform (identified as General Lafayette). The other side of the flask has an eagle with a shield.