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1912

  • Work on this object began.

1922

  • Work on this object ended.

2005

  • We acquired this object.

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Universal Flask, ca. 1917

This is a Flask. It was manufactured by Landers Frary & Clark. It is dated ca. 1917 and we acquired it in 2005. Its medium is plated metal, glass, rubber. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled One for the Road.

This object was donated by Michael Scharfenstein. It is credited Gift of Michael Scharfenstein.

  • Flask, 1925–30
  • sterling silver, cork.
  • Lent by Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1990.10a-b.
  • 33.2016.3

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 7 x 25 cm (2 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Universal Flask, ca. 1917; Manufactured by Landers Frary & Clark (United States); USA; plated metal, glass, rubber; H x diam.: 7 x 25 cm (2 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Gift of Michael Scharfenstein; 2005-14-1-a/c

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