Goblets (pair)

Object Number: 
1953.703a-b
Date: 
1876-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
each: 6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "1776 / DECLARATION . . . INDEPENDENCE / 1876" in relief: on reverse: "100 YEARS / AGO"
Description: 
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).
Gallery Label: 
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).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group