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

Polygonal flask: 16th century

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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.


1501 AD - 1550 AD

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