Scent Flask in the Shape of a Fish

Object Name: 
Scent Flask in the Shape of a Fish

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Object Name: 
Scent Flask in the Shape of a Fish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2001.2.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.9 cm, L: 26.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1885
Primary Description: 
Translucent yellow, opaque white glass; blown, cameo-carved. A scent flask is blown of translucent yellow encased in opaque white glass, cameo-carved in the shape of a stylized carp. It is closed with a threaded, silver-gilt closure in the shape of a tail-fin.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kaplan, Leo, Source
2001
Recent Important Acquisitions, 44 (2002) illustrated, pp. 230-231, fig. 30; BIB# AI64571