F.C.S.A. Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Title: 
F.C.S.A. Tumbler
Accession Number: 
2006.4.175
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1780-1795
Credit Line: 
Gift of the L. T. Murray Family in Honor of Lowell Anne Butson
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, enameled, gilded. Colorless glass, cylindrical shape that flares slightly at gilded rim. Decorated on the interior with blue enamel just above mid-body with gilded intials and scrollwork on the outside surface of the tumbler, unpolished pontil mark on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Butson, John E., Source
2006-10-23
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Murray / 2. /
Inscription
Sticker On underside of tumbler. Rectangular white sticker with handwritten text in blue ink.
F.C.S.A.
Inscription
Gilded On front of tumbler.
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 86, 683; BIB# 61154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2006 (2007) illustrated, pp. 10-11, left;
Franz Gondelach: Baroque Glass Engraving in Hesse (JGS) (1996) p. 188, #60;
John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory (1976) illustrated, pp. 90-91, fig. 42; BIB# AI6136