A Roman Glass Pilgrim Flask, ca. 3rd - 4th century CE
A Roman Glass Pilgrim Flask, ca. 3rd - 4th century CE

A Roman Glass Pilgrim Flask, ca. 3rd - 4th century CE

RG2222

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Made from yellow-green glass, the flask has a flattened circular body with a slightly flared rounded rim, an applied ring around the neck with twin green handles applied at the shoulders and pulled up, and out, continuing down the body in undulating ribbons. Such vessels are called pilgrim flasks because of their flattened form which made it easy to fit into a traveler's bag.

Medium: Glass

Dimensions: Height: 6 inches (15.1 cm), Width: 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm)

Condition:  The flask is intact and in very good condition overall with no chips, cracks or breaks.  Presented on a museum-quality custom mount.

Provenance: Private Hollis, NY collection, and then by descent.

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