Cup Plate

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Object Name: 
Cup Plate
Accession Number: 
50.4.221
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1831
Primary Description: 
Cup Plate. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; circular form, narrow rim of seventy-nine tiny round serrations; elaborate shoulder pattern including scrolled cartouche, leaf sprays, fleur de lis and leaf sprigs on stippled or crosshatched background; in center, American eagle with head to left (viewed from inside) within border having five stars at top. 1831 at bottom and leaf sprays at sides.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1831
inscription
Pressed lower front
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 139, #445; BIB# 30457