Flagon

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: 
Flagon
Accession Number: 
52.1.73
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.4 cm, Diam (max): 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1999
Primary Description: 
Flagon. Yellowish-green glass; transparent bluish-green glass with prominent opaque red streak; body blown in mold, tooled, applied handle. Flagon with cylindrical shape body; funnel-shape rim with rounded lip; short neck which splays towards bottom; sloping shoulder with rounded, slightly overhanging edge; vertical side, curving in at bottom; bluish-green trail wound once around rim at mid-point, with short, curving trail, which is mostly opaque red, above bluish-green and opaque red strap handle applied unevenly to shoulder and drawn up, then in to touch rim, down to neck and up again in "rat-tail" to lip; plain base with very small kick; circular pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 117-118, #1084; BIB# 58895
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) pl. XI, lot 336; BIB# 12935