Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.396
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut; enclosing an enameled gold foil inclusion. Cylindrical shape with cut slanting ribs, triangular diamond-cut, diamond-shaped panel at back and oval panel at front enclosing a representation of the medal of the Legion of Honor: red and gold ribbon suspending a crowned, five-armed white cross, at center a male portrait in gold surrounded by gold inscription "HENRY IV ROI DE FRANC ET DE NAVARRE" against blue, with gold and green wreath behind cross; band of cross-cut diamond-shaped panels alternating with rounded diamond-shaped panels at lower rim; cut radial ribbing on underside of base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glasses from the Strauss Collection at Corning (1980) cover ill.;