Cup Plate

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Object Name: 
Cup Plate
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.40
Dimensions: 
D: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1843-1850
Primary Description: 
Emerald green, lead glass; pressed. Circular shape, rim with fifty-three even scallops and inscription: "CORNERSTONE LAID BY LAFAYETTE, June 17, 1825./FINISHED BY THE LADIES 1841"; ten swags with tassels inside rim; center design shows Bunker Hill Monument with ten stars in a circle, surrounded by inscription: "BUNKER HILL BATTLE FOUGHT June 17, 1775/FROM THE FAIR TO THE BRAVE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Former Collection
Rose, James, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 192, fig. 339; BIB# 81579
Tableware in Transition Pressed Flint Glass (1988) p. 38, ill.;
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 138, #440, pl. 6; BIB# 30457