Devotional Flask with St. Nicolas of Bari

Object Name: 
Devotional Flask with St. Nicolas of Bari

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Devotional Flask with St. Nicolas of Bari
Accession Number: 
2010.3.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.2 cm, W: 5.1 cm, D: 3.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 1600-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sheldon Barr and Thomas Gardner
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with brownish yellow tint, blown, tooled, applied. Flattened ovoid shape with flaring cylindrical neck/rim and bottom extended to point, the front cold-painted with the bust of Saint Nicholas. Pontil mark is off-center adjacent to the tip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barr, Sheldon, Source
2010-03-15
Gardner, Tom, Source
2010-03-15