Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
62.1.38
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18 cm, Diam (max): 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of George D. Macbeth
Primary Description: 
Apparently colorless glass with green tinge; blown. Flask with pear-shaped body; plain rim, cracked off and ground; mouth tapers to short, narrow neck; wall curves outward and then inward to bottom; plain, slightly concave base; no pontil mark. Shallow indentation, 2-3 cm across, in wall, just above bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D., Source
1962
Category: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 161, #278; p. 349, #278; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161