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Description

Translucent blue flask with white-yellow spiral design. The body is spherical with a flat bottom. The neck is slender and cylindrical leading to a thick round rim. The rim is splayed and folded outwards, upwards and inwards. A white-yellow thread, applied in a molten state, is wound horizontally around the body getting progressively thicker from the shoulder to the base. There is a blob of white-yellow glass on the shoulder at the beginning of the design.

History Of Use

Used to store unguents, oil or perfume.

Cultural Context

storage

Narrative

The van Haersolte Collection

Item History

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