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Tumbler

Object Number: 
1948.537b
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Ruby flashed cut lead glass tumbler; cylindrical form with faceted sides engraved with continuous landscape with running hunting dog pursuing a leaping stag; grape leaf etched on base.
Gallery Label: 
This tumbler and its associated carafe, 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