Double Cosmetic Tube

Object Name: 
Double Cosmetic Tube

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Object Name: 
Double Cosmetic Tube
Accession Number: 
Overall W: 4.7 cm; H (rim): 11.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent or translucent pale green glass; blown, tooled and applied. Double cosmetic tube with two small handles; two tubes side by side, made from single bubble of glass by pinching sides to form diaphragm; each tube has rim folded in, fairly straight side rounded at bottom and narrow base; no pontil mark apparent; single trail applied to body from base to rim in nine spiral revolutions, most of which have V-shaped appearance on one side of vessel, where there is a deep cleft between the two tubes; two small handles dropped onto upper part of body, drawn out, up and in to touch lip, then upward to project slightly above rim.
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection