Eagle – Eagle Historical Flask

Eagle Eagle

Eagle-Eagle (GII-25) GW #92

Wow it’s been HOT in Texas and all over Central US. Looks like this heat wave is moving East! Glass Works Auction #92 is aptly named ‘Summer Sizzler’. This brilliant yellow flask sure tames the heat with its spectacular appearance!

The flask is written up as follows:

Lot 72: EAGLE – EAGLE, (GII-25), Louisville, Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 – 1845, yellow with amber and olive tone pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny flake is off the top edge of the lip, some wear exists on the medial ribs. Extremely rare, brilliant coloration. The first we’ve seen in this mold!

The Auction closes Monday 25 July 2011.

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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