Water Glass or Tumbler

Object Name: 
Water Glass or Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Water Glass or Tumbler
Accession Number: 
51.2.150
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm, Diam (max): 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Cylindrical form, sides spreading at top to plain rim; decoration, from bottom up: narrow band of cut diamond diapering, wide bracelet-like band of wide pronounced diagonal ribs, engraved and polished rope circlet, engraved crest and motto "SANS CRAINTE" (Without Fear or Fearless); on base, group of five fine rays and one wide alternating.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Former Collection
1951
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
SANS CRAINTE
Inscription
Engraving
Nineteenth Century British Glass (1961) illustrated, pl. 10; BIB# 28337