Carafe

Carafe
Carafe
Carafe
Title
Carafe
Date 
1830-1880
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.
Credit Line 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number 
1948.537a
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group