Tumbler

Object Number: 
1945.396
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on body: "BUMPER TO THE/ FLAG" and "UNION/ FOREVER"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass tumbler; truncated conical shape with molded inscription on one side reading"UNION FOREVER" over two clasped hands over representation of Constitution all within a laurel wreath, on other side military trophies including flag, sword, and U.S. shield with inscription, "BUMPER TO THE FLAG," inscriptions separated by liberty caps on poles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group