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Flask

Made by Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1818 - c. 1900

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Period:
antebellum

Date:
1818-1830

Medium:
Non-lead glass (purple)

Dimensions:
Height: 6 inches (15.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 214, American Art, second floor, Case 14, Historical, Figural Flasks & Bottles

Accession Number:
1938-23-148

Credit Line:
The George H. Lorimer Collection, 1938

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Label:
On front: eagle with shield, the initials T.W.D, and the words E PLURIBUS UNUM; ONE OF MANY
On back: cornucopia, and the words KENSINGTON GLASS; WORKS PHILADELPHIA


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