1889 Paris Exposition Souvenir Tumbler

Object Name: 
1889 Paris Exposition Souvenir Tumbler

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Object Name: 
1889 Paris Exposition Souvenir Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2004.3.33
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.9 cm, Diam (max): 6.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1889
Credit Line: 
Gift of Julius and Dena K. Tarshis
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, stained, acid-etched, copper-wheel engraved. Flaring cylindrical shape tumbler. Body is stained orange and decorated with engraved images of the Eiffel Tower, dragons, and a crest.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tarshis, Dena K., Source
2004-12-28
Color: 
Inscription: 
SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE PARIS 1889
Inscription
Engraved On one side of body. Text in banner that surrounds coat of arms.
A A / 19 Septembre / St. LOUIS
Inscription
Engraved On side of body.
FLVCTVAT NEC MERGITVR
Inscription
Engraved On side of body. Text within coat of arms.
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, pp. 84, 85, #48; BIB# 68390