Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Accession Number: 
85.3.20
Dimensions: 
H: 10.6 cm, D: 6.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1971-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Willi Pistor
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; machine-pressed, wheel-engraved. Cylindrical shape; rim plain, rounded; wall vertical; base flat; wheel-engraved decoration: five continuous horizontal registers, each with continuous ground line, extending from rim almost to bottom; each register contains (from top to bottom) 23, 24, 24, 23, and 18 schematic human figures in many different positions; each figure, like artist's lay figure, has ball-like head, oval body and long or shorter oval cuts indicating upper and lower arms, hand, upper and lower legs, and feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pistor, Willi, Source