Colombia Blown Flask
A Very Rare Clear with Blue Tint Corn Flower Columbia blown Flask
Thirteen small six-pointed stars in semi-circle above bust. On reverse, a large American Eagle, head turned to right, nine vertical bars on shield. With Pontilled base. H. 7 in., W. 4 in., D. 2 1/4 in.
Provenance: From a Rhode Island family home
Literature: American Glass, George S. and Helen McKearin, pp. 537- 538.
Other Notes: Van Rensselaer in describing his No. 20 states no stars. "However, while stars are faint they definitely appear in each of the few specimens of this flask known to us, including the one from which Van Rensselaer's listing was taken."
Property of a New England Gentleman
Careful examination with Magnifying Glass reveals that flask is in perfect condition.