Glass tumbler w/gold trim and monogram: PTB

Glass tumbler w/gold trim and monogram: PTB
Title
Glass tumbler w/gold trim and monogram: PTB
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 7 cm )
Description 
Opaline blown glass tumbler; flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side of tumbler.
Credit Line 
Gift of Henry H. Rennell
Object Number 
1958.3b
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this tumbler was once 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