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Flask (Roman Empire, probably Syria), 1st–4th century

This is a Flask. It is dated 1st–4th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein.

  • Bud Vase (USA), ca. 1900
  • mold-blown favrile glass, cast bronze.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-10-a/e

Its dimensions are

Overall: 13.5 x 5.2 cm (5 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Flask (Roman Empire, probably Syria), 1st–4th century; glass; Overall: 13.5 x 5.2 cm (5 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein; 1959-114-2

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