Glass double cosmetic flask (kohl tube)


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Translucent light blue green; handles in dark blue green.

Everted rim, folded in and down sides of neck; body comprising two tubes, side by side, made from a single inflated gather by pinching sides vertically to make diaphragm; thick, flattened bottom with pontil scar; basket handle made from four separate rods: on sides of body, two trails applied as pads, drawn up and outward at an angle, then folded in and down, and trailed up to outer edge of rim; M-shaped trail applied as a large pad on top of one of the side trails, drawn across mouth to rim at junction of the two tubes, and ending on top of the other side trail; above this, trail applied on top of one loop of the M-shaped trail and drawn up and down in opposite direction to the M-shaped trail, with rounded loop at apex.

Intact; many pinprick bubbles; pitting and creamy weathering covering most of surface, and some iridescence.

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