Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.6.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.9 cm, Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Opaque turquoise-blue glass with gilt motifs; blown, with thin gilt decoration. Spherical body, drawn upward in a long cylindrical neck flaring to open mouth; gilt band at the mouth; isolated gilt trefoils over body surface; flattened and hollowed base; unpolished pontil mark; glass full of whitish bubbles from minute specks to large extended shapes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Backliwal, Saroopchand, Source
1975-10-01