Water or wine bottle made from pigskin leather. The leather is bound at the bottom and on one side there are two protrusions. The top of the bottle has been gathered, with a lighter piece of leather covering the join of leather and wood for the spout. The spout is long and cylindrical with a raised band that has cork in one side to make a tighter seal around the wooden stopper.
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