Head Flask

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Object Name: 
Head Flask
Accession Number: 
64.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm, Diam (max): 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Translucent light green glass; mold-blown, two-part mold, rim reworked. Body in form of human head, without neck; rim outsplayed, folded downward and upward, then cracked off and fire-polished; tubular neck which tapers at top and splays toward bottom; narrow base, slightly kicked. Mold-blown decoration: human head with light curls on top and back of skull, large eyes, full lips and flat ears; features somewhat indistinct.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1964-02-20
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith
Venue(s)
Museum Dahlem 1951-09 through 1951-11