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Flask (pilgrim's bottle)

Flask (pilgrim's bottle)

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1550 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    semi-opaque blue glass, pewter mounts, decorated with an enamel disc

  • Museum number:

    5700-1859

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mount: French pewter mid-16th century, T. North. Mounts very doubtful - made of old and new bits of pewter, R Liefkes.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1550 (made)

Materials and Techniques

semi-opaque blue glass, pewter mounts, decorated with an enamel disc

Marks and inscriptions

PAR...
on the enamel roundel

Dimensions

Width: 26.0 cm greatest width

Object history note

Purchased from the Soulages Collection

Descriptive line

Flask (pilgrim's bottle), France, , 1500-1600, 5700-1859 .

Labels and date

On the side is a helmeted head in Limoges enamel, by Pierre Raymond []

Production Note

A bottle of pale-blue glass of somewhat similar shape, found in a bog near Killamy, Ireland, now in theNational museum of Ireland (photo in dept). There is also a similar flask in the Louvre.

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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