Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.95
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm; Rim Diam (max): 7.8 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1745
Primary Description: 
Tumbler. Colorless, presumably non-lead glass; dip-molded, free-blown and engraved. Straight sides spreading from thick base with small rough pontil mark to plain rim; eight panels formed by eight fine vertical ribs, engraved decoration: band of arches around bottom, formed by engraved round-tops between molded ribs; (above arches) on obverse, on two panels, a circular medallion inscribed in four lines, "VIVE IEAN PIER BATRVEL 1745"; on reverse, on two panels, tree between running rabbits above pendant fleur de lis; on one side, a stylized tree on one panel, running stag on another; on other side, running dog on one panel, stylized tree on another.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1950-12-06
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
VIVE / IEAN PIER / BATRVEL / 1745
inscription
Engraved obverse, circular medallion