Tumbler with George Washington

Object Name: 
Tumbler with George Washington

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Object Name: 
Tumbler with George Washington
Accession Number: 
87.2.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm; Rim Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1790-1794
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical shape tapered slightly from wider mouth to narrow base; thick, with rough pontil mark in center; obverse copper-wheel engraved with bust of George Washington, front view, in a tricorn hat with a cockade and a laurel garland underneath; "LONG LIVE THE PRISIDENT" in a banner above his head; reverse depicts similar banner with "ST IOHN" on one side and "A. SLUEMAN" on the other, above a two masted sailing vessel flying a striped flag.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Murphy, Thomas H., Source
1987-09-09
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
ST IOHN / A. SLUEMAN
Inscription
LONG LIVE THE PRISIDENT
Inscription
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, pp. 106-107, #13; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) p. 5;