Flask

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2367

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

flasks (bottles)
glazing (coating)
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
lead glaze
Redware
Thrown
Lead Glazed
Flask, Pocket

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

991.386

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.386