Bowl and tumbler

Bowl and tumbler
Title
Bowl and tumbler
Date 
1850-1891
Medium 
Glass
Description 
Opalescent white blown glass bowl and tumbler, both with flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Henry H. Rennell
Object Number 
1958.3a-b
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this bowl and tumbler were 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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group