Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
65.1.29
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.1 cm, Diam (rim): 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Leon S. Bard
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass body, transparent light green glass foot; blown, with trailed ornament. Flask with slender pear-shaped body; rim outsplayed and folded upward and inward; tubular neck which expands toward bottom and merges with pear- shaped body; applied conical foot with tubular edge made by folding; prominent pontil mark; narrow thread or threads spirally wound approximately sixteen times around neck, body and upper part of foot; four small handles attached to upper part of neck and rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bard, Mrs. Leon S., Source
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 Two (2001) pp. 190-191, pl. 738; BIB# 58895