Flask Shaped like Lens

Object Name: 
Flask Shaped like Lens

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Object Name: 
Flask Shaped like Lens
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.42
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.9 cm; Rim Diam: 4.9 cm; Body Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
500-150 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque grayish white glass, extremely bubbly, much turquoise scale and some black, brown, and dull brick red stone in fabric, unweathered; core-formed and trail decorated. Rounded funnel rim with applied black and opaque white spiral trail decoration, tapers in to narrow almost cylindrical neck before spreading out into lentoid body; two handles attached to body, worked into shoulder, pulled up and over to neck; the handles are aligned along the greater circumference of the body.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 81 (left); BIB# 128671
The Encyclopedia of Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 75 (left); BIB# 69319
The Ancient History of Warm Glass (1997) illustrated, p. 24;
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 114 (XXVI-38) b/w; BIB# 86735
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 58, #21, pl. 4; BIB# 29547