Tumbler

Warning message

Important Note

The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed as we do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. All previously scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Tumbler
Accession Number: 
2010.4.153
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm, Diam (max): 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1860
Web Description: 
This tumbler was engraved by Henry S. Fillebrown for his wife, Emily.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fillebrown, Kenneth, Source
2010-11-02
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Emily
inscription
Engraved side of tumbler
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, cut, engraved. Cylindrical tumbler widening slightly towards rim with panel cut base. Wall of tumbler decorated with engraved outdoor scene depicting hound resting front paws on a fence; opposite side of tumbler inscribed "Emily" inside of curling floral sprays.
The Gather (2011) illustrated, p. 15;
Recent Acquisitions: American Glass (2011) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# AI88814
A Glass Engraver's Design Book, 1860-1880 (2005-08) illustrated, p. 56, Pls. VIIIab, IX; BIB# AI66348