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Small Flask with Telescopic Cup


Category: Other Travel Items

Subcategory: Eating & Drinking

This glass Flask is covered in pigskin for protection and has a telescopic cup which screws onto the top. This design is far less common than the standard shape flask which has a cup that is the shape of, and fits over the bottom section of the flask. The neck of the flask is threaded to hold the gilt washed cup and in turn the cork lined top is also threaded to screw into place. Early 20th Century.

  • Dimensions:
    H 13.5cm x W 8cm x D 4cm
    H 5¼" x W 3" x D 1½"

  • Period: Early 20th Century.
  • Medium: Silver Plate, Leather & Glass
  • Style: Portable
  • Exhibition: The Sundowners
  • Condition: Good.
  • Reference Number: 81808