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Grape Flask

Object Number:86-35-82
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 100-199 CE
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
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


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

New Acquisition: Vaux Glass Collection (1988) View Objects in Exhibition
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Artifacts in Bloom (Flower arrangements inspired by ancient artifacts) (24 Oct 1997 - 26 Oct 1997) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, no. 97View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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