Tumbler or Beaker

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Object Name: 
Tumbler or Beaker
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Overall H: 8.5 cm; Rim Diam (max): 7.5 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.8 cm
On Display
about 1730
Primary Description: 
Tumbler or Beaker. Colorless and milk-white glass; free-blown, gold and silver leaf and lacquered inset between outer colorless and inner milk-white glass. Straight sides spreading from smooth depressed base and cut in 18 panels; decoration: narrow gold band at top, silver leaf at bottom below central band depicting in gold and silver leaf, red lacquer and puce, medieval "tournament" tent in center, mounted duelists with upraised swords on one side and on the other, mounted duelists firing pistols.
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Source
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 44, #72; BIB# 28036