Glass tumbler w/gold trim and monogram: PTB

Object Number: 
1958.3b
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Opaline blown glass tumbler; flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side of tumbler.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tumbler was once 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