Flask with Pewter Cap

Object Name: 
Flask with Pewter Cap

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Object Name: 
Flask with Pewter Cap
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.3.88
Dimensions: 
H: 18.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1675-1725
Credit Line: 
Gift of Minnie L. Schuelein
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; mold-blown, half-post method. (a) Hexagonal shape, with flat sides; short neck with pewter collar and threaded sleeve; sloping shoulders, a second gather ending at the base of the neck; slightly concave, rectangular sides; base with slight kick and rough pontil mark; circular paper label inscribed "211" in blue ballpoint ink. (b) Flat, circular shape with short, cylindrical sides; incised circle on top, incised line on sides; threaded on the inside, to fit the threaded sleeve on (a).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Glasskolan 2: Mer elegans an vardagsnytta (1990-02) p. 51; BIB# AI55258
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 93; BIB# 32715