Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari

Title: 
Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari

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Object Name: 
Holy Water Flask
Title: 
Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.238
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.5 cm, W: 15.5 cm, D: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1670-1729
Primary Description: 
Holy-Water Flask, Manna of Saint Nicholas of Bari. Pocket flask, colorless, with brownish tinge; translucent blue. Ovoid body with conical neck and fire-polished rim; bottom extended off-center to point, with pontil mark on center. Applied wavy band on neck, and applied, tooled thread down each side of body, both in aqua blue glass. On front, at center, cold-painted image of Saint Nicholas of Bari in landscape framed by oval border of curls.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Bompard, Maurice, Former Collection
Veit, Russell C., Former Collection