Flask with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Flask with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Flask with Two Handles
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.1.58
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25.3 cm; Rim D: 4 cm; Shoulder D (max): 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Primary Description: 
Flask with Two Handles. Transparent very pale green, with translucent greenish blue trail and handles. Blown; trail and handles applied. Jar with carrot-shaped body and two handles. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical splaying at bottom; shoulder almost flat, with rounded edge; wall tapers, then straightens just above mid-point; base narrow and rounded; no pontil mark. One continuous horizontal trail applied to neck, just above mid-point, with excess glass drawn up and attached to upper neck. Two very similar opposed handles dropped onto edge of shoulder, drawn up above level of trail, then bent sharply in and down and attached to neck below trail, with excess glass drawn back along entire length of handle. Intermittent horizontal trail of pale green glass at bottom of wall may be accidental. Green glass contains bubbles and few pieces of imperfectly fused raw material.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 172-173, 236, #1195; BIB# 58895
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) #82, pl. I;