Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.3.15
Dimensions: 
H: 12 cm, W: 9.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Bell-shaped bowl, with flared rim and bulbous sides; cut, plain rim; oval panel on the front with view of a large house with a fence, trees, and horses in the foreground; inscribed below "THE HERMITAGE"; wide band of cross-cut diamonds on the sides; oval panel on the reverse, with circular cut facets arranged in a ring of six encircling one at the center; finely engraved sprays of foliage around the facets; panel cutting at the bottom of the bowl; spreading, thick foot with a band of cross-cut diamonds above a plain, recessed band, and a petal-cut band with cut panels on the underside; octagonal base with cut radial grooves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Thornton, Sarah Hawkes (Mrs. James), Source
Color: 
Material: 
Glasses Engraved with American Views (1994-07) illustrated, p. 79, pl. III;
Glasses with American Views (1977) illustrated, p. 145, fig. 29;
A Group of Portraits by Zeuner (1977) illustrated, p. 145, fig. 29;