Flask

Flask

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Description
Flattened oval flask or pocket bottle with low relief, Nouveau-style japanesque designs of flowers and trailing streamers on both sides, the front additionally engraved "CB" in conjoined shaded script; topped by a twist-lock, mushroom- or button-shaped hinged cap. Neck exterior is struck incuse with a left-facing winged lion passant holding a "W" in oval, "STERLING" in sans serif letters, and "2345".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flask
date made
ca 1890
ca 1887
maker
Whiting Manufacturing Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
place used
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
metal, white (parts of cap and hinge material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 16.1925 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
DL.61.1064
catalog number
61.1064
accession number
233749
Credit Line
Gift of Charles and Rosanna Batchelor Memorial, Inc.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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