Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Accession Number: 
79.4.333
Dimensions: 
H: 16.2 cm; D (rim): 11.7 cm, (base): 9.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1788
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Web Description: 
The inscription "Liberty" may indicate that the glass was made in 1788, after the ratification of the Constitution.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
Liberty
inscription
on side
Primary Description: 
Greyish non-lead glass; free-blown and engraved. Cylindrical shape with heavy flat base; engraved on side with "Liberty" in script, surrounded by a wreath interrupted by four flowers; rough pontil mark.
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
American Glass in the Jerome Strauss Collection (1980-08) pl. 1;
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 110, #38;
John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory (1976) illustrated, pp. 98-99, #27, fig. 46 (ab); BIB# AI6136