Portrait Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Portrait Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.104
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm; Rim Diam (max): 6.8 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1852-1870
Primary Description: 
Portrait Tumbler. Colorless, presumably non-lead glass; pressed. Cylindrical form; narrow panels on sides, broken on front by circular medallion with profile bust of Napoleon III in high relief and, on reverse, by scrolled pennant with inscription "VIVE L'EMPEREUR", large impressed "daisy" in base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1950-12-06
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
VIVE L'EMPEREUR
inscription
reverse, on scrolled pennantq
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 394, #1522; BIB# 30457