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Object ID #18489237

This is a Flask. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is painted and glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled An Undercover Drink.

This object was donated by C. Helme Strater Jr., John B. Strater and Margaret S. Robinson. It is credited Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.

  • Flask
  • glass.
  • Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.
  • 1976-1-16

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19 x 9.5 x 6.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

Object ID #18489237; Switzerland; painted and glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 19 x 9.5 x 6.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.); Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection; 1976-1-149

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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