Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
54.1.47
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm; Rim Diam: 4.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale amethyst glass; blown, with applied ornament. Pear-shaped body; rim outsplayed and folded upward and inward; tubular neck, which splays at bottom and merges with pear- shaped body; conical foot with tubular edge made by folding; under base, concentric circle in relief; no pontil mark; trailed decoration: single openwork zig-zag attached to rim and shoulder at six points; below this, narrow trail, wound spirally around lower part of neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
The Aroma of Righteousness: Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature (2011) illustrated, p. 54;