Cup Plate

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Object Name: 
Cup Plate
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.776
Dimensions: 
D: 9.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
About 1930-1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Circular shape; scalloped edge; inscription around rim as follows: "CORNERSTONE LAID BY LAFAYLIIL JUNE 17 1825/FINISHED BY THE LADIES 1841", ring of drapery inside inscription; Bunker Hill Monument in base with "BUNKER HILL BATTLE FOUGHT/JUNE 17 1775" around it; second inscription inside first reads "FROM THE FAIR TO THE BRAVE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: American History in Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-01-19 through 1996-01-19
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 138, #441; BIB# 30457