Pocket flask

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Object Name: 
Pocket flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.3.3
Dimensions: 
H: 21.5 cm, W: 9.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1750-1800
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green non-lead glass; blown; reed covering. Flattened, ovoid form with short, flared neck; covered with woven reed wrapping, with two small loops, probably for a carrying string or a string to hold a cork in place.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Worth, Richard, Source
1982-02-01