Wineglass Rinser from the Franklin Pierce Presidential Service

Object Name: 
Wineglass Rinser from the Franklin Pierce Presidential Service

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Object Name: 
Wineglass Rinser from the Franklin Pierce Presidential Service
Accession Number: 
2017.4.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.4 cm, W: 13.6 cm, D: 12.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1853-1860
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the assistance of The Karl and Anna Koepke Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Wineglass Rinser in "Pierce" Pattern. Colorless glass; blown, cut, engraved. Wine rinser with two spouts at opposite ends of rim and a solid straight-walled circular foot with a sixteen-pointed star cut in base. Engraved vegetal motif consisting of grapevines, leaves, and grape bunches wrap around exterior wall, framing a central motif consisting of an eagle with outstretched wings perched atop a shield decorated with stars and stripes; shield is set before a flowing ribbon banner, which reads: “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. Band of twelve cut facets encircle base of bowl.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Pierce
Provenance: 
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Former Collection
2016-11
Simmonds, Ian, Source
2016-11
to
2017-09-28
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
E PLURIBUS UNUM
inscription
Engraved on ribbon banner
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2017 (2018) illustrated, p. 54; BIB# 716596
Acquisitions (2018) illustrated, pp. 24-25; BIB# 716602