"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

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Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.73
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm; Shoulder Diam: 2.9 cm; Base W: 0.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
perhaps about 800-1199
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep purple glass, with bubbles (largest, L. 1.4 cm) and stones; blown. Bottle: horizontal cross section of body is circular at top, but becomes square about 5.5 cm below shoulder. Rim plain, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, wider at bottom than at top and with one small bulge near rim and one larger bulge near shoulder, which is flat, with rounded edge; wall straight and almost vertical at top but tapering toward bottom; interior of body is conical; base plain; pontil mark circular (D. 0.8 cm) and smooth.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1946), Former Collection
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