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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
Designer: Edwin W. Fuerst, American, 1903–1988
Designer: A. Douglas Nash, American, 1881–1940
Manufacturer: Libbey Glass Manufacturing Company, American, 1919–1935

Water Tumbler, “Knickerbocker” Pattern

introduced 1933

Blown and molded lead and potash-lime glass

4 7/8 × 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 in. (12.38 × 5.4 × 5.4 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
Manufactured in Toledo, Ohio
Not on view
20th century
Containers - Glass

Purchased by John C. Waddell, New York, beginning 1988


John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 198, no. 131.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 230–31, no. 119.

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