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Bowl and tumbler

Object Number: 
1958.3a-b
Date: 
1850-1891
Medium: 
Glass
Description: 
Opalescent white blown glass bowl and tumbler, both with flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bowl and tumbler were part of a set owned by P. T. Barnum (1810-1891), great-grandfather of the donor. The bowls and tumblers in this set were apparently used for mouth-rinsing after a meal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry H. Rennell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group