Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2010.3.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13 cm, W: 4.7 cm, D: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1600-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sheldon Barr and Thomas Gardner
Primary Description: 
Flask. Colorless, with brownish tinge; translucent blue. Blown, mold-blown; applied, tooled, cold-painted. Hexagonal bottle rounding to low cylindrical neck with wavy band applied to rim; six applied raspberry prunt feet of colorless glass. On six edges, applied and tooled trails of alternately blue and colorless glass. Six paneled sides painted with (1) bust of saint, (2) religious man kneeling to right of saint, (3) figure standing to left of saint, (4) ship on ocean, (5) bowl, and (6) cup on its side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barr, Sheldon, Source
2010-03-15
Gardner, Tom, Source
2010-03-15