Tumbler with Case

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Object Name: 
Tumbler with Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm; Rim Diam (max): 8.5 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Primary Description: 
Tumbler with Case. Colorless non-lead glass; free-blown, cut and engraved. (a) Straight-sided cylindrical form flaring widely at rim; at bottom, wide band of deeply cut triangular flutes forming a serrated edge and extending on base to center; above flutes, on one side, engraved vignette with stylized vertical flower spray flanking scene of dog chasing bird in flight toward urn on pedestal and, on the other, finely engraved coat of arms of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, within wreath of small flowers and leaves in groups of three; at top, wreath motifs repeated in wide circlet. (b) Red leather case, truncated cone form, tooled medallion on top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1941-11-22
to
1950-10-01
Louis XVII (French, 1785-1795), Former Collection
Alvin-Beaumon, Former Collection
Louis XVI, Former Collection
Antoinette, Marie, Former Collection
Therese, Marie (French, 1778-1851), Former Collection
The Story of Glass (1953) illustrated, plate 8-9 (fig. e); BIB# 25461
French & American Furniture & Decorations, Paintings of Various Schools (1941-11-21) illustrated, pp. 60, 61, no. 300; BIB# 14588