Book flask

Book flask
Title
Book flask
Date 
1847-1858
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 2 x 4 1/8 in. ( 13 x 5.1 x 10.5 cm )
Description 
Molded yellowware flask in shape of book with five horizontal bands on spine and circular opening on top, impressed rectangular frame on panels; mottled brown glaze (Rockingham).
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1952.248
Marks 
impressed: on spine: "DEPARTED SPIRITS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group