Item FL162, GVI-1, Baltimore Monument - "A LITTLE MORE GRAPE CAPT BRAGG" Surrounded by Grapevines, aqua, Half Pint, sheared lip, Open Pontil, has a few tiny wear marks otherwise perfect, ExBlaske collection lot 623, a rare flask in any color but extremely rare in aqua, $950

Note: The grape referred to is "grapeshot". On February 22, 1847, Santa Anna's and Zachary Taylor's armies fought at Buena Vista. Taylor was outnumbered 3 to 1. A dramatic charge by Col. Jefferson Davis, and a determined artillery advance by Capt Braxton Bragg saved the day for the Americans.