Grape Flask

86-35-82

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 86-35-82
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Roman Period
Date Made 100-199 CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Glass
Technique Mould-Blown
Iconography Grapes
Description

Pale aubergine glass 'grape' flask. Flat stem base with pontil mark; moldblown uneven ovoid body with 2 opposing mold seams; ridge at base of tall neck; out-curving rim on convex bulge. Encrustation and irridescence.

Height 15.4 cm
Outside Diameter 6.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux, 1985
Other Number GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

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