Eagle / Clasped Hands A. R. S. Pontiled Calabash - McKearin GIV-42
This is a top example of this Philadelphia flask, with A. R. S. standing for A. R. Samuels. It has a very crisp strike for this flask, and is in great condition. The top is an applied taper. Circa 1845.
Embossed: (pic of right facing eagle with banner) / A. R. S. // (pic of clasped hands within large shield and Masonic symbol) / UNION
Height: 9 1/4"
Condition: gem mint - perfect structurally with no chips, dings, etc. Perfectly clean. Hardly any wear. Great strike.
Reference Number: SH145