Overall: 10 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 27 x 12.1 x 11.7 cm )
impressed: on base in circle: "Lyman Fenton & Co./Fentons/ENAMEL/PATENTED/1849/BENNINGTON, Vt."
Molded yellowware flask in form of an upright man, whose hat forms the opening, wearing a suit under a long cloak that he holds closed with his concealed hand and clutches in his other; exterior in mottled brown glaze (Rockingham).
This flask is also known as the "Coachman" bottle. The original design is attributed to English modeler Daniel Greatbach.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.