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Carafe

Object Number: 
1948.537a
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Ruby flashed cut lead glass carafe with flanged lip, cylindrical neck, and conical body with faceted sides; body engraved with continuous landscape with running dog on one side and pointing dog on the other.
Gallery Label: 
This carafe and its associated tumbler, known as a tumble up, were intended for bedside use to hold and serve water. The tumbler could be inverted on the neck of the carafe when not in use.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group