Pilgrim flask

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Object Name: 
Pilgrim flask
Accession Number: 
51.3.240
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.9 cm; RimDiam: 3.8 cm; Foot Diam: 10.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, inside covered with tan "patina" in crizzled or crackled effect; free-blown, with applied and tooled decoration. Fat chestnut-shaped body with pierced center (sides pushed in and meeting at center); short neck with deep, ringed collar; table-rest formed from applied corrugated ribbons; sides decorated with similar ribbons extending from table-rest nearly to base of neck; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Bompard, Maurice, Former Collection
Veit, Russell C., Former Collection