Flask for Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari

Object Name: 
Flask for Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari

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Object Name: 
Flask for Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2000.3.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.6 cm; W: 11.5 cm; D: 3.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1699
Primary Description: 
Flask for Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari. Colorless, with brownish tinge; silk ribbon. Blown; applied, tooled, cold-painted. Flattened ovoid body with conical neck and fire-polished rim; bottom extended off-center to point, with pontil mark at center. On neck, applied wavy band; down each side of body, applied and tooled tread of colorless glass that was cold-painted with bronze color. On front, at center, cold-painted image of Saint Nicolas of Bari in landscape framed by oval border of curls. Silk ribbon is tied on neck between wavy band and shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, Paris, Source
2000-03-28
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 199, fig. 13; BIB# AI53002
An Important Collection of Venetian and Facon deVenise Glass, sale #6272 (2000-03-28) p. 113, lot 279;