Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Accession Number: 
79.2.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm; Rim Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1778
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, enameled. Tapered, straight-sided form with flat base; inscribed "M + BELL / 1778" in white enamel, with white-enameled foliate scrolls alongside and below; white floral swag on the reverse, with primrose and other flowers; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
M + BELL / 1778
Inscription; Date
in white enamel
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby
Venue(s)
Laing Art Gallery 1980-09-05 through 1980-10-31
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23