Double Old Fashioned Glass, "St Tropez," Part of Nine-Piece Setting
On View: Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Gallery, 4th Floor
The old-fashioned was a popular drink during Prohibition, as it was simple to mix: a few ounces of bourbon or whiskey were combined with a sugar cube or sugary mixer, meant to conceal the low-quality alcohol. In Studio 54’s era, the Seven and Seven was a popular highball, made of Seagram’s Seven whiskey and 7 Up.
3 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (8.9 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Engraved on bottom in script: "Steuben"
H. Randolph Lever Fund
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Steuben Glass, a division of Corning Glass Works, 1903-2011. Double Old Fashioned Glass, "St Tropez," Part of Nine-Piece Setting, ca.1933. Glass, 3 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (8.9 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.40.24_bw.jpg)
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Double old-fashioned glass, part of a nine-piece setting, "St. Tropez" pattern. Colorless hand-blown glass, with hand-cut and hand-engraved decoration. Cylindrical shape with flat bottom. Cut decoration consists of straight lines set at opposite angles all around the sides. Engraved circles at top and bottom where lines join. Thick engraved band around top and bottom edge of glass.
Condition: Scratches on bottom, otherwise excellent
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