2 Flacons

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
2 Flacons
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
See Individual Records
Not on Display
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Clear and transparent green heavy glass; wear marks at base; free-blown, cased and cut. (a) Hexagonal thick foot with curved rim, hexagonal semispherical body ending in a remarkable flange (5/8" thick), hexagonal neck flaring towards flange and hexagonal rim; (b) conical stopper with high hexagonal finial enclosing a "tear" and consisting of a lower part flaring to a wide flange and an obelisk-shaped top; cut multipointed star at base, body and finial hexagonally cut, flanges of body and finial deeply scalloped, light green overlay cut off except for the panel-edges and the top and bottom parts of both flanges.
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 92; BIB# 32715