Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.400
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm; Rim Diam: 10.3 cm; Foot Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent ruby glasses; blown, cut; sulphide. Slightly flared, panel-cut bowl, colorless overlaid over ruby, rectangular panels of cut diamonds in relief on sides, an oval panel at center enclosing a molded white sulphide male portrait, said to be Ferdinand I of Austria; band of star-cut octagonal projections at base of bowl; panel-cut, waisted section above a lobed, elaborately star-cut foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Color: 
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
 
Glasses from the Strauss Collection at Corning (1980) fig. 6;