Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.53
Dimensions: 
H: 7.7 cm, D (rim): 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1835
Primary Description: 
Thick clear glass; mold-blown. Cylindrical body with concave base having rough pontil mark; on the body a heavy scale pattern ending on top in eye-like motifs and separated from each other by half columns, the design going over at the base into a star pattern; some of the "petals" of this star have been ground to make the beaker stand straight; the rim part of the beaker is plain.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 31, fig. 4; BIB# 30457