Overall: 11 x 4 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 27.9 x 10.8 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 with mottled brown glaze (Rockingham).
This flask is also known as the "Coachman" bottle. The original design has been attributed to English modeler Daniel Greatbach.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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