Flask

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-7805

Description

Straight sides rising from oval bottom; rounded shoulders terminating in small mouth with slightly wider rim. Mouth molded in form of tied sack. High relief molded decoration on front with "Mr. & Mrs. CAUDLE in bed with caption. Reverse with figure of woman on stage "Miss Pettyman". Top half with brown stain, bottom buff.

Details

Descriptive Terms

flasks (bottles)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
glazing (coating)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Stoneware
Salt-Glazed
Molded
Relief
Classical Figure
DECANTER

Inscription

On front: No, Mr. Caudle/I shall not go to sleep/like a good soul/see Punch.

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Doulton & Watts/Lambeth Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.594