This is a Flask.
During Prohibition, drinking accessories often hid their function, taking on playful new designs including skyscrapers, animals, and even a Zeppelin. Individual silversmiths and metalwares firms expanded their designs to include these novelties.
It is credited
Lent by Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1990.10a-b.
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Its dimensions are
24.4 x 11.4 x 3 cm (9 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.