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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
65.1.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.7 cm, Diam (max): 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
100-299
Primary Description: 
Greenish colorless glass with small bubbles, translucent pale green glass handles; blown with applied decoration and handles. Flask with truncated conical shape body; rim folded inward; tapering neck tooled at bottom; narrow sloping shoulder; wall flares to maximum diameter 2.4 cm. above bottom, then curves inward; plain base slightly pushed in at center; pontil mark; single colorless trail applied to center of base and wound nineteen times around base, wall and shoulder; two small handles applied to top of wall, pulled up to edge of shoulder, drawn outward and downward in loop and attached to their own bottoms, the ends being drawn up in a short "tail".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Asfar Bros., Source
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 165-166, pl. 694; BIB# 58895