Souvenir Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Souvenir Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.81
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm; Rim Diam (max): 7.8 cm; Base Diam (max): 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Souvenir Tumbler. Colorless non-lead glass; free-blown, cut, stained, gilded and engraved. Cylindrical thick-walled and thick-based form with outer surface cut in ten narrow panels, rounding at top below rim, rim and edge of base beveled, flat smooth base;on sides, three panels (square with cut corners), engraved view of building or structure on each with red stain above and below, engraved inscription on lower panel of stain: "Minterberg"; "Konighein"; "Borsberg"; panels bordered by leaf and vine relief decoration formed by "frosted" lines; scattered applied trios of red, blue and green beads; tops of panels gilded; on base, four concentric gold rings.
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D. (1892-1968), Source
1950-10-01
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Minterberg
inscription
Engraved lower panel of stain
Borsberg
inscription
Engraved lower panel of stain
Konighein
inscription
Engraved lower panel of stain