Overlay Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Overlay Tumbler
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Overall H: 13.6 cm; Rim Diam (max): 9.5 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.5 cm
On Display
about 1900-1949
Primary Description: 
Overlay Tumbler. Colorless non-lead glass cased with opaque white, then wine-red; free-blown with design cut through to colorless core; sides rounding at bottom to small circular base and flaring at top to wide clear rim; geometric design with fancy arches, oval and baluster-like motif, opaque white piping between colorless reserve and wine-red surface ground; smooth base with colorless center.
Macbeth, George D. (1892-1968), Source