Whiskey Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Whiskey Tumbler
Accession Number: 
50.3.96
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm; Rim Diam: 5.6 cm, Foot Diam: 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Whiskey Tumbler. Colorless presumably non-lead glass of grayish cast; free- blown and engraved. Cylindrical form with concave smooth base 1.45 cm thick; engraved decoration: paired leaf and oval circlet at top; on obverse, initial "M" in pinnate-leaf wreath; on reverse, horizontal spray of pinnate leaves and scrolled lines.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1950-12-06
Material: 
Inscription: 
M
inscription
Engraved obverse, in pinnate-leaf wreath