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Spirits flask

Date:
probably 19th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Height: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.67.2
Not on view
Bottles such as this, with a constriction in the interior, which allows the liquid to be poured slowly and carefully, have a special name in German, "kuttrolf."
Inscription: Paper stickers on underside: [1] Kuttrolf um (?) 1600 no. 179; [2] 106. [Kende Galleries sale sticker]
Leopold H. Seligmann , Cologne (until 1940; sale, Kende Galleries, New York, April 12–13, 1940, no. 106; sold to MMA)
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