Wineglass Engraved with Coat of Arms of New Jersey

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

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Object Name: 
Wineglass Engraved with Coat of Arms of New Jersey
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm; Body Diam: 5.6 cm
On Display
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 displayed by the Dorflinger firm at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia.
Suydam, Frederick Dorflinger, Former Collection
Dorflinger, John C., Former Collection
Barger, Helen, Former Collection
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Former Collection
Barger, Mrs. Frank, Source
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; BIB# AI96377