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Flask with Masonic Symbols
1815-1825
Marlboro St. Glass Works
USA: New Hampshire, Keene
Glass, paper
overall: 7-1/4"h x 4-5/8"w x 2-5/8"d
Gift of Alan R. Heath
2021.004.4

Glass flask with Masonic symbols; one pint; mold blown; green; sides with five vertical ribs; wide mouth with tooled lip; obverse: sun; quarter moon with rays and seven round stars; two columns with arch and 31-brick mosaic pavement; within arch, all-seeing eye with rays, bible with square and compasses, delta with rays and G at center; skull and crossbones to PR of arch, trowel above; Jacob's ladder to PL of arch; below mosaic floor, crossed level and plumb to PR and beehive to PL; reverse: beaded banner at top; eagle, with shield bearing 12 stars, head turned to PR; three arrows and olive branch in talons; below eagle, beaded oval frame with "J-K / B." at center. Pontil mark at bottom.



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