Ice Cream Plate in "Lincoln" Pattern

Object Name: 
Ice Cream Plate in "Lincoln" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Ice Cream Plate in "Lincoln" Pattern
Accession Number: 
H: 1.9 cm, D: 18.3 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabel Dorflinger, in honor of John Quentin Feller
Web Description: 
This is probably a sample from an order placed in 1902.
Pattern Name: 
Dorflinger, Isabel, Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Circular shape with flat rim and circular depression in center; rim 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; narrow band of fine diamond cutting at inner edge of rim. Underside of base is cut with a 10-pointed star with fans between the points. Lower surface of plate is acid-polished.
Dining at the White House: two centuries of Presidential tableware
Corning Museum of Glass 1989-04-19 through 1989-10-15
Smithsonian Institution
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, p. 108, #21, center; BIB# AI23357
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1988 (1989) illustrated, pp. 6, 9; BIB# AI96381