Commemorative Tumbler

Object Name: 
Commemorative Tumbler

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Commemorative Tumbler
Accession Number: 
50.4.270
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.75 cm; RIm Diam: 8.25 cm; Base Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
possibly 1825-1875
Primary Description: 
Commemorative Tumbler. Lead glass, colorless; free-blown and engraved; cylindrical form with about 1/2" (1.3 cm) thick, smooth base; on side, engraved vignette depicting Washington's tomb with pine trees in background and flanked by two knolls from which rise tall trees in leaf.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, #3, pl. 79; BIB# 25299
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #9, pl. 50; BIB# 25297