Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Accession Number: 
84.3.142
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; blown, encased, cut, molded sulphide. Cylindrical, straight-sided shape, the cut rim cylindrical; sides covered with large sharp diamonds; a cut rectangular panel on a cut rectangular field, enclosing a molded sulphide of a man's head (Emperor Francis I of Germany), facing dexter, wearing a laurel wreath; reverse plain; base with cut deep radial grooves.
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06