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Lot 262

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY PICTORIAL / HISTORICAL FLASKS, LOT OF TWO

Estimate: $200 - $300
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LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY PICTORIAL / HISTORICAL FLASKS, LOT OF TWO, pale to medium greenish aquamarine, both pint size with sheared straight lips, comprising a "LOUISVILLE KY / GLASS WORKS" embossed GIX-8 scroll flask with iron pontil scar, and a GII-32 Eagle and Ribs example with rough open pontil scar. Louisville, Kentucky Glass Works. 1840-1860. 7 7/8" HOA.
Literature: McKearin/Wilson - American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, p. 618 Scroll, p. 565 Eagle and Ribs.

Condition

Scroll flask undamaged; eagle flask visually excellent but with a horizontal/circumferential crack completely around the neck, limited only to that area. Scroll with some sharpness/shallow flaking at upper lip, as made.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.