Tumbler

Tumbler
Title
Tumbler
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.
Credit Line 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number 
1948.537b
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group