Tumbler

Tumbler
Title
Tumbler
Date 
1815-1840
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 14.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass tumbler blown in a three-part mold of pressed geometric design (McKearin GII-18); tapered form with a band of vertical ribs over a band of diamond diapering over a band of vertical ribs; base molded with band of diamonds (Diamond Type XII) around blank central panel with pontil.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1009
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group