Gilded Flask with Stopper

Object Name: 
Gilded Flask with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Gilded Flask with Stopper
Accession Number: 
2002.1.1 D
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.1 cm, W: 6.4 cm, D: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1725-1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; mold-blown, gilded, enameled; gilded brass stopper. Rectangular shape flask with floral and figural decoration (two women talking on one side and one woman combing her hair with an assistant on the other side).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Poulain le Fur, Source
Category: 
Nested Containers for Maritime Journeys: Tools of Aromatic Diplomacy Around the Late Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century Indian Ocean (2018) illustrated, p. 200; BIB# 718781
Art Ottoman et de l'Islam (2002) Lot 209; BIB# 74574