Dropper Flask Shaped like Helmet

Object Name: 
Dropper Flask Shaped like Helmet

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Object Name: 
Dropper Flask Shaped like Helmet
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.8 cm, Diam (rim): 4.5 cm
On Display
about 201-300
Primary Description: 
Transparent green glass; blown, tooled, applied. Inverted helmet-flask form; rim outsplayed, folded up, in and down; cylindrical neck, widely cut in at bottom to narrow opening; ovoid body with tooled crest of helmet on one side and underneath; pontil mark on crest. Trailed decoration: on neck, single horizontal trail; on body, vertical serrated trail extends from bottom of neck almost to crest, representing nose- guard; two shorter serrated trails indicate oval eye-holes; one each side of face, long serrated trail laid on in abstract curvilinear design.
Bustros, Ellie, Source
Glass of the Caesars
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
Archaologischer Kalender 2016 (2015) illustrated, June-July;
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 136, #65; BIB# 31831
Recent Important Acquisitions, 8 (1966) illustrated, pp. 130-131, #11; BIB# AI97742