Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
79.1.99
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, L: 14.6 cm, W: 5.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 200-399
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, but with yellowish green tint; blown, applied. Egg-shaped vessel body in form of quadruped. Head roughly triangular, with large triangular ears and small stalk-like eyes, all formed by manipulation; behind ears, “collar” consisting of single continuous trail; legs and feet consist of four small blobs; “tail” is in form of tubular neck, which curves back and up, and has rounded rim; on lower neck, single continuous horizontal trail.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
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