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Flask

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th or 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (13.3 x 14 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom: Printed on circular white paper label: "DELAFORCE / COLLECTION" Printed in red on rounded rectangular yellow paper label, large number "6". On top of this label, handwritten on small circular yellow paper label: "53"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.108.18
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Flask, 19th or 20th century. Glazed earthenware, 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (13.3 x 14 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.18. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.108.18.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Flask, brown glazed earthenware. Flask is molded in the shape of a woven basket filled with fruit (grapes?). It has a cylindrical neck with a molded rim at the middle of the top. Rockingham glaze. Condition: Overall good condition. Missing cork, at least part of which is inside flask. Chips to lip of spout. Catalogued by Judith Pineiro 2-14-2000 Entered by Kendra Weisbin 2-10-2005
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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    Flask