Two Free-Blown Handled Chestnut-Form Flasks
TWO FREE-BLOWN HANDLED CHESTNUT-FORM FLASKS, medium golden amber and deep red amber, each flattened slightly ovoid body with medium neck and rounded ring applied below the plain mouth, applied handle at neck, and slight kick-up base with rough pontil mark. United States. 1850-1880. 8 1/4" and 8 3/4" H.
Literature: McKearin/Wilson - American Bottles, p. 194, fig. 4.
Provenance: Collection of George Kahnle and Richard LaBarge, Victory Mills, NY.
Undamaged with minor wear, large example with band of high-point wear at base on one side.