Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15 cm; Rim Diam (max): 11.4 cm; Base Diam (max): 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Tumbler. Colorless non-lead glass; free-blown and engraved. Straight sides spreading from slight incurve above very thick base with rough pontil mark; elaborate decoration of foliated scrolls and small stylized flowers between and above large diamond with polished oval discs on ground field on one side and, on the other, ornamental medallion depicting St. George and the dragon with inscription "S GEORGIUS" at top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schlosser, Olga, Source
1950-10-18
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
S GEORGIUS
inscription
top of ornamental medallion