Tumbler

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-2951

Description

Clear glass and gilt-decorated tumbler of cylindrical shape, painted with gild band at rim above egg and dart-like trim with delicate leaf and floral swags below (precise and controlled design); probably for travelling liquor case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tumblers (drinking glasses)
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
Federal
Glass
Gilded
Painted
Federal
TUMBLER

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.5 (H), 2.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1410

Places

Probably