This ceramic flask is a souvenir of the brothel called Donna’s Bar. It was made by “Captain” Dug Picking who designed a series of brothel bottles starting in the late 1970’s. This particular flask was created in 1987 for Donna’s Bar and it features a buxom woman that reminds me of Lil Abner’s girl, Daisy Mae. The blonde seems to be resting on a log by the river. Nearby are a couple of bunny rabbits and emerging from the forest is a deer. The location, Wells - Nevada, is incised on the sides and on the back is an over simplified map with a red allow pointing to the general location. Also on the back is an original, silver foiled label that has a Reno address and reads; Dug’s The Silver State - Famous Blue Mai Tai Mix. On the bottom it is incised “Dug 87” Both the bottom of the flask and the lid have a gold foiled label that reads; Made in Mexico. I believe there were only 1400 of this particular decanter ever made.
The flask measure about 4 ½” high to the top of the porcelain cap. It is in very good condition with minimal wear and no damage. The cork inside the lid is chipped.
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