Description

    LIBBEY GLASS COMPANY
    A Twenty-Piece Set of Glass Stemware in the Embassy Pattern, circa 1939
    Etched on the base: Libbey
    8-3/4 inches (22.2 cm) high, tallest

    Designed by Walter Dorwin Teague and Edwin W. Fuerst for the State Dining Room, Federal Building of the 1939 New York World's Fair, comprising four each wine, champagne, iced tea, sherry, and cordial glasses


    More Information: For the pattern, see p. 101 in J.S. Johnson, American Modern, 1925-1940: Design for a New Age, New York, 2000.

    Condition Report*:

    Overall in very good condition.  One champagne glass with two tiny chips to the rim.

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    December, 2008
    11th Thursday
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