Tumbler Pressed in "Argus" Pattern

Object Name: 
Tumbler Pressed in "Argus" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Tumbler Pressed in "Argus" Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.369
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.25 cm,; Rim Diam: 8.6 cm; Base Diam: 6.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850-1875
Primary Description: 
Tumbler Pressed in "Argus" Pattern. Lead glass, colorless; pressed, straight sides spreading from flat base to plain rim, three graduated rows of thumbprints with narrow plain area below and wide above; smooth base.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Argus
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 250, #988; BIB# 30457
The Story of Glass (1953) illustrated, plate 10 (fig. c); BIB# 25461