Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.75 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm; Base Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1772-1774
Primary Description: 
Tumbler. Non-lead glass, colorless with pale greenish cast; free-blown and enameled; straight spreading sides; rough pontil mark on base; decorated with colored enamels: on one side, central design of two lovebirds in gray and pale blue perched on a yellow basket with spray of nile-green leaves and resting on nile-green verdure with brick red band beneath, flanked by a tall conventionalized flower and leaf spray in many colors --- milk-white, gray-blue, Nile-green, yellow, brick-red, and black; on other side, inscription "My Love you Like me do" at top, yellow line between a wavy and a straight white line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1935
to
1950-07-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
My Love you / Like me do
inscription
Enameled body wall
The Revolutionary Years (1976) illustrated, p. 243 (right); BIB# 19344
18th Century Enameled Beakers with English Inscriptions (1959) illustrated, p. 98, fig. 7, left; fig. 8; BIB# AI56168
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 70, #4; BIB# 25299
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, pl. 30, #6, #7; BIB# 25297