Tumbler with Fitted Case

Object Name: 
Tumbler with Fitted Case

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Object Name: 
Tumbler with Fitted Case
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Overall H: 8.8 cm, Diam (max): 7.6 cm; Base Diam (max): 7.1 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
This beaker was once property of Princess Marie-Therèse Charlotte, daughter of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Louis XVII (French, 1785-1795), Former Collection
Alvin-Beaumon, Former Collection
Louis XVI (French, 1745-1793), Former Collection
Antoinette, Marie (1755-1793), Former Collection
Therese, Marie (French, 1778-1851), Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Tumbler with Fitted Case. Colorless lead glass; free-blown, cut and engraved. Straight- sided cylindrical form, 1.4 cm thick in base; cut and engraved bands of decoration -- from bottom to top, broad rectangular flutes, band of fine cut diamonds, low broad arches supporting an engraved band: on the obverse, narrow strip of ground with scattered tiny flowers and leaves below the crest of the Dauphine of France within a garland of delicate flowers and leaves; vertical spray-like garlands on the sides; on the reverse, Diana in her chariot drawn by two stags; at top, narrow engraved rope below acorn and oak-leaf circlet; star cut base. Cylindrical red leather case with tooled medallion on top.
L'age D'or du Verre en France 1800-1830 (2001) illustrated, pp. 129-130, 186 (fig. 95 and fig. 152); BIB# 73167