Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Accession Number: 
86.4.195
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.1 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1751
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Wistar
Primary Description: 
Greyish non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical shape, slightly wider at top with two wavy horizontal engraved lines above inscription: "Margareta/Wisterin/1751"; head and flowers engraved on reverse; pontil mark has been roughly ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wistar Estate, Elizabeth ((d. 1993)), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 86, 683; BIB# 61154
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 264; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 92; BIB# 69239
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 118, #18; BIB# AI19055
Glass Production in Eighteenth Century America: The Wistarburg Enterprise (1976) figs. 25-28, pp. 96-97;