Tumbler and Case

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Tumbler and Case
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H: 9.3 cm, D: 8.1 cm
On Display
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Purchased with funds from the Houghton Paperweight Fund
Primary Description: 
Tumbler and Case. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, encased enameled stamped metal foil; stamped leather. (a) Cylindrical form with panel-cut sides, with cut oval panels in relief on the panels, alternately with cut stars or fine hexagonal pointed facets; a long oval panel on the front, with a smaller oval at the top enclosing a stamped metal oval medallion, enameled yellow with blue forget-me-nots and green leaves, encircled by a ring of gold beading and a border of white loops, orange disks and green sprigs; the bottom with cut flat rim and concave center. (b) Cylindrical form, with hinged cover; the sides and top covered with thin stamped brown leather, the top with impressed circular medallion enclosing two love birds on an altar, with a wreath above, flaming urns at either side, two flaming conjoined hearts below, bushes growing at either side, within a beaded ring; the base a thin sheet of soft wood; the interior of the cover lined with light green paper and chamois; the sides of the base lined with chamois, and the outside of the rim covered in worn green paper; brass hook on the front; metal hinge at the back.
Jokelson, Paul ((d. 2002)), Source