Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book flask
  • United States
  • book flask, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • earthenware, flint enamel
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.7 x 5.1 x 10.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 3/4 x 2 x 4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Fred Abel
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0314
Description

Earthenware book flask with mottled Rockingham glaze, possibly Bennington. The spine of the book has raised, horizontal lines. There is a circular opening on the top of the book that is corked.