pilgrim flask

Roman

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Object Information

culture
Roman
materials
free blown glass, incised decoration
dimensions
H: 4 1/2 in.
accession number
79.603
credit line
Gift of Lt. Colonel Jacob F. Baker
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
deaccessioned on
12.11.2007
transfer notes
Sold in the Furniture and Decorative Arts Sale on 1 February 2009 (Lot 889)
reason
Marty Krause, IMA Curator recommended deaccession for this pieces because this collection of Roman era glass is of minimal value to the IMA's collection. It replicates other works in the collection and has not been exhibited in 28 years. It is common ware with little claim to artistic merit.
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