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Book flask

Maker:
United States Pottery Company (1852–58)
Date:
1849
Geography:
Made in Bennington, Vermont, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mottled brown earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Stanley Herzman, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.395.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: stamped on the spine of the bookflask: HOO DOO / BIBLE

Marking: stamped on top of flask: 1849 / [Bennington factory mark]
Mrs. Stanley Herzman, New York, until 1984
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