Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mescal bottle and lid
  • Mexico
  • mescal bottle and lid, 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24.5 x 10 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5511.a,b

The rectangular bottle (2007.5511.a) has a relatively narrow bottom and a tall body. It has a wide band of recessed ridges and grooves with a "3" on each side. There is a handle on the top of the bottle with a short threaded spout to one side.

It has a shallow white plastic lid (2007.5511.b) to screw onto the spout.

The short piece of twine on the handle may or may not be original.