Polygonal flask: 16th century

 
Polygonal flask: 16th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Full image caption

This polygonal tapering ovoid-shaped vessel constructed from sheet metal has opposing lug handles and a screw top. It was found on the Thames foreshore in 1995 near an early 1500s cruet and might have had the same owner. Vessels of this type are extremely rare.

Image Details

Date
 
1501 AD - 1550 AD
Image Number
 
000477

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