Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
75.3.166
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.7 cm, W: 10.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1748
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Strater, Charles Helme Strater, Jr., and Mrs. Margaret S. Robinson in memory of Charles Helme and Alice B. Strater
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark purple non-lead glass; blown (half-post method), enameled; turned pewter collar. Flattened, pointed- ovoid form; rounded pewter collar and threaded sleeve attached to the rim; half-post method, with the second gather ending just below the neck; red, yellow, blue, green, and white enamel decoration, with a foliate scroll on the sides, a band on the sides with a red bear, flowering plants and script inscription and dated "1748" in white on the reverse; base with slight kick and rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strater, John B., Source
Strater, Charles Helme, Jr., Source
Robinson, Margaret S., Source
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 87; BIB# 32715