Finger Bowl in "Lincoln" Pattern

Object Name: 
Finger Bowl in "Lincoln" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl in "Lincoln" Pattern
Accession Number: 
H: 7.6 cm, D: 12.3 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabel Dorflinger, in honor of John Quentin Feller
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Cylindrical shape with rounded base and circular foot; upper half of body decorated with engraved arches from which hang leaves; this decoration interrupted by an engraved shield-shaped cartouche which has an eagle on a shield with olive branches and arrows above the shield and the motto, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" on a banner below; fine diamond cutting covers lower third of body and ends in ten plain cut panels which extend down to the foot, making it 10-sided. Interior of foot shaped in a mold, base of foot covered with 8 pointed star with fans between points. Bowl is acid-polished.
Pattern Name: 
Dorflinger, Isabel, Source
Dining at the White House: two centuries of Presidential tableware
Corning Museum of Glass 1989-04-19 through 1989-10-15
Smithsonian Institution
Title Unknown (University of Scranton)
University of Scranton 1988-10 through 1988-11
Title Unknown (The Corning Museum of Glass)
Corning Museum of Glass 1985 through 1988
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, p. 108, #21, right; BIB# AI23357
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1988 (1989) illustrated, pp. 6, 9; BIB# AI96381