Cosmetic Flask with Stopper

Object Name: 
Cosmetic Flask with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Cosmetic Flask with Stopper
Accession Number: 
74.1.30
Dimensions: 
Overall (ab) H: 9.8 cm; Rim Diam: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1974-12-12
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
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