Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.197
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; blown, encased, cut, molded sulphide, engraved. Cylindrical, straight-sided shape, with cut cylindrical rim; cut large bisected ovals above tapered rounded ribbing and pointed panels of sharp diamond cutting; flat base with cut radial grooves; base enclosing a molded sulphide portrait of a child, facing dexter; reverse flat; finely engraved initials "SV" on one of the rounded panels.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06