Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.12
Dimensions: 
H: 11.9 cm; D (rim): 7.5 cm, (base): 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1792
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few bubbles; few wear marks; free-blown, cut and gilt, with enameled and gilt set-in medallion. Slightly conical body; a hoop has been cut off the rim, another off the bottom, the latter being replaced by a ring with an incorporated twisted wave-band, gold on red; the set-in medallion shows an old woman, turned to the left, in a red dress with a white neckcloth and with a golden cap, against a greyish-green background and surrounded by a leaf ornament-band, gold on red; on the golden rim at the bottom a small "6"; on the reverse side the inscription in gold leaf: "Verfertigt zu Gutenbrunn im Fuerngergischen grossen Weinspergwald 1792. Von Mildner" (Made in the Fuernbergischen big Weinspergforest 1792. By Mildner.); the medallion is surrounded by a band of small cut flutes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Schafranek, Bertha, Former Collection
Conservation Problems of Zwischengoldglas (1980) illustrated, pp. 17-19, figs. 8-10; BIB# AI9442
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) p. 324; BIB# 25652