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Flask or Bottle

Catalogue Description:
Flask, glazed earthenware. Flask is in the shape of a hardcover book. The spout is located at the top front edge of flask. The flask has a smooth surface, excluding the binding decoration on the 'spine' of the book. The glaze appears to be a spatter type flint glaze. The 'cover' of the book has an olive color, and the inside or 'pages' of the book have a blue-green and orange color. History: Similar items in the Museum collection include 43.128.77; 43.128.190; 44.112 Barret dates this type of flask from 1849-1858 Condition: Excellent overall condition. Cork stopper is missing. Small glaze imperfection and firing crack. Cataloged by Judith Pineiro 2-14-2000 Entered by Kendra Weisbin 2-10-2000


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