Cosmetic Flask with Stopper

Object Name: 
Cosmetic Flask with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Cosmetic Flask with Stopper
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Overall (ab) H: 9.8 cm; Rim Diam: 2.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Translucent yellowish-green glass; blown and tooled. (a) Tubular cosmetic flask; flange rim folded outward, upward and inward; slender tubular body which swells slightly toward bottom, then tapers; discord base; slight pontil mark with scale; shallow spiral fluting on body; two short handles attached to upper part of body. (b) Stopper consists of hollow disc with hollow stem, open at bottom, which projects downward for 2.7 cm; narrow trail attached to upper surface, drawn upward, over and downward, reattached, then pinched twice to give vaguely zoomorphic appearance.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 191-192, pl. 740; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 156-158, #321; BIB# 27315
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 31, #151; BIB# 28196