Sidonian Flask

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Object Name: 
Sidonian Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.3.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.1 cm, Diam: 4.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960-1970
Primary Description: 
Translucent, yellow brown glass; mold-blown. Ovoid shape, infolded rim flares out from long cylindrical neck before spreading out into ovoid body blown in a three-part mold with six arcades on the shoulder, beneath each is a footed jug with a variety of handles; each arcade is supported by vertical piers which form niches for the vases, beneath this register is a series of depressed semicircular areas with raised-relief dots; flat bottom, slightly kicked with pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dale, William, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 119, #1087; BIB# 58895