Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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flask
  • United States
  • flask, circa 1880s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 12.1 cm
    Object Height: 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0296
Description

Clear glass figural bottle depicting the biblical scene of "Moses in the Bulrushes." The bottle is in the shape of a baby lying in a leaf-like cradle (identified as Moses). The mouth and neck of the bottle are above the baby's head. The bottom of the bottle is rounded.