each: 6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.
in relief: on obverse: "1776 / DECLARATION . . . INDEPENDENCE / 1876" in relief: on reverse: "100 YEARS / AGO"
Pair of colorless pressed glass goblets with bucket-shaped bowl with Liberty Bell and inscription "1776 DECLARATION . . . INDEPENDENCE 1876" on obverse, "100 YEARS AGO" on reverse, faceted baluster stem, and plain circular foot (Centennial pattern).
This pattern was patented by James C. Gill for Gillinder & Sons, September 28, 1875 (see "American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, p. 288).
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
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