Wine glass

Wine glass
Title
Wine glass
Date 
1907-1940
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
overall: 5 x 2 1/4 in.
Description 
Colorless pressed glass wine glass; round funnel-shaped bowl printed with portrait of Washington above inscription "Fraunces Tavern" and faceted pedestal stem on plain conical foot.
Object Number 
INV.12968k
Marks 
printed: on bowl; "Fraunces Tavern"
Gallery Label 
Fraunces Tavern was a meeting hall and inn built in 1719 at Queen (now Pearl) and Canal (now Broad) Streets in New York. it was the site of significant events associated with the Revolutionary and Early National Periods, including Washington's farewell to his troops in 1783. It was restored and opened as a museum and restaurant by the Sons of Liberty in 1907.
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Creative: Tronvig Group