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Flask with Masonic Symbols
1815-1825
Marlboro St. Glass Works
USA: New Hampshire, Keene
Glass, paper, ink
overall: 7-1/4"h x 4-1/2"w x 2-1/2"d
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
GL2004.6130

Glass flask with Masonic symbols; one pint; mold blown; light green; sides with five vertical ribs; tooled lip; obverse: sun; quarter moon with rays and seven stars; two columns with arch and 34-brick mosaic pavement; within arch, all-seeing eye with rays that reach all the way to arch, 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: banner at top with regular crimping or beading; 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, as well as two white rectangular paper stickers, one with "GIV-4 / 60-" and the other with "1406-2" handwritten in ink.



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