Flask with Handle

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Object Name: 
Flask with Handle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14 cm; Base Diam: 6.1 cm; Neck Diam: 2.3 cm, L: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque medium blue glass, minute bubbles, broken with rim, handle and part of foot missing, applied trails of opaque white, opaque yellow and opaque turquoise glass; core-formed, trail decorated and tooled. Rim missing, long cylindrical neck preserves trace of white glass trail left in relief at upper edge, the preserved surface decorated with twenty-nine alternating trails white and turquoise broken into four registers by three applied trails of yellow glass; trails marvered into surface and dragged up toward rim nine times; wall spreads out into a squat globular body decorated with a similar pattern of thirteen applied trails of white and turquoise highlighted by yellow; all have been marvered in and dragged up forming a festooned pattern with seven loops pulled up onto the shoulder; the indentation of the tool on the shoulder is often evident; base of handle, 1.5 cm. wide, formed of cobalt blue flattened trail is preserved on shoulder; the body has had glass added to the lower section, it was tooled to form a short spreading stem with a rounded pad-shaped foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1970-02-26
Norton Collection, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1970-02-26
Norton Collection, Former Collection
The Lure of Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs Revisited
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1996-01-10 through 1996-06-09
The Lure of Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs Revisited
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1996-01-10 through 1996-06-09
 
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