Father's Gift to Maria 1860

Father's Gift to Maria 1860

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Object Name: 
Engraved Goblet
Father's Gift to Maria 1860
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 24.6 cm; Rim Diam: 12.8 cm; Foot Diam: 12.3 cm
On Display
about 1860-1870
Primary Description: 
Colorless, deep blue lead glass; blown, cased, cut, engraved. Bell-shaped bowl of colorless glass overlaid with blue, applied hollow baluster stem and circular foot; bowl engraved with flowers and two birds around a cartouche with "Father's Gift/To Maria/1860", reverse of bowl has flowers, a butterfly and two birds; stem is panel-cut, foot has engraved scrollwork and cut circles around rim.
Harding, Ruth Patterson, Former Collection
Patterson, Nellie Cate, Former Collection
Cate, Maria Mitchell, Former Collection
Episcopal Church Home, Source
200 Years of Glass: A History of Libbey Glass (2019) illustrated, p. 9 (fig. 1-4);
Glass A to Z (2002) illustrated, p. 162; BIB# 73416
Recent Important Acquisitions, 36 (1994) illustrated, p. 113, #20; BIB# AI33896
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1993 (1994) pp. 9, 20, ill.; BIB# AI95182