Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
62.1.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm; Body Diam: 9.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of George D. Macbeth
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-colorless bubbly glass; blown, rim reworked. Globular body with narrow flattened base, slightly concave and slender cylindrical neck with small constriction at bottom; rim slightly outsplayed, then folded upward and inward; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D. (1892-1968), Source
1962
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 177-178, #311; p. 355, #311; BIB# 58895