flask (food service)

A wooden flask and a leather carrier. The flask is round with two arched feed at the bottom, and a carved neck. The body of the flask is decorated with green, red and blue patterns. The leather carrier runs around the sides of the flask, with knotting around the neck and crosses on the front and back with leather rosettes at the centre.

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