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Two Mold-blown Glass Flasks

Auction:
2431
Lot:
322
Sold for:
$385$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Two Mold-blown Glass Flasks, America, 19th century, an olive green quart flask c. 1860-1872 with "LIBERTY" over a speadwing eagle with molded maker's mark "Willington Glass, Co. West Willington Conn.," on the reverse, (McKearin GII 61), (light surface scratches on both sides), ht. 9 3/8 in.; a light aqua pint flask with raised "FOR PIKE"S PEAK" lettering over a prospector facing left above an oval, the reverse with a spreadwing eagle with a banner in its beak, clutching six arrows in its talons above an elongated oval, (small lip chip and crack), ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

Willington flask- light surface scratches on both sides, some dark residue at interior bottom, no chips or cracks.

Keywords

Willington Glass Co., molded maker, Flask, Laboratory glassware

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