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Major Ringgold portrait flask
  • Baltimore Glass Works
    active 1799–1905
  • Major Ringgold portrait flask, mid-late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 16.4 cm
    Object Height: 6 7/16 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0325
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Description

Aquamarine glass, pint sized flask with portrait busts on either side. One side has the bust of a male in a uniform, facing left (identified as Major Ruggold). The word, "Major" is above the bust and the word, "Ruggold" is below. The other side of the flask has a bust of a male in uniform (identified as General Taylor). The words, "Rough and Ready" are below the bust. The mouth is sheared.