Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
74.1.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.7 cm, Diam (max): 7.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Primary Description: 
Greenish colorless glass with some bubbles, cord, blowing spirals and a little stone; blown, wheel-abraded. Narrow pear-shape body; rim cracked off and ground; narrow tapering neck with traces of tooling at junction with body; wall expands to greatest diameter then curves inward to bottom; three bands of wheel-abraded decoration on body: near top, horizontal wavy line with dots above and below; at maximum diameter, as above but in form of scroll, with spirals above and below; near bottom, horizontal wavy line with dots above and below; short cylindrical stem; splayed foot with tubular base-ring made by folding; base kicked and pushed up through stem.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
Category: 
The Art of Glass; A Masterson Junior Gallery Exhibition
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1970-09-19 through 1970-11-15