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Flask

1991.386 (RS21006)

Description

Redware flask or handwarmer; perfectly round shape like a flattened ball; corked hole at top side. Covered with a brown glaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Flask, Pocket
flasks (bottles)
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.386
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2367

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