Wineglass Engraved with the Coat of Arms of New Jersey

Object Name: 
Wineglass Engraved with the Coat of Arms of New Jersey

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Object Name: 
Wineglass Engraved with the Coat of Arms of New Jersey
Accession Number: 
92.4.122
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm; Body Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1876
Web Description: 
This glass is a piece from a set composed of a decanter and 38 wineglasses. Each glass represented a state in the union. The set was exhibited at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia by the Dorflinger firm.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Suydam, Frederick, Former Collection
Dorflinger, John C., Former Collection
Barger, Helen, Former Collection
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Former Collection
Barger, Mrs. Frank, Source
1992-05-04
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Bucket-shape bowl of very thick glass with cut and polished rim, very heavily cut panels of diamonds around bowl, one panel has engraved shield with a plow and two classical females, one with a liberty cap and the other with an overflowing cornucopia, the crest of a horse's head above and "F.D.Bedle.Gov.1876" in old-English lettering below (This is the coat-of-arms of the state of New Jersey); solid stem with heavy solid knop cut in panels at top, heavy applied flat foot cut in scallops and points with a diamond pattern underneath. Paper label on top surface of foot with "DORFLINGER" above a decanter and glasses.
Masterpieces of the Centennial international exhibition illustrated
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 50-51, #73; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 35 (1993) illustrated, p. 124, #13; BIB# AI32226
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1992 (1993) illustrated, p. 8;