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Object Name: 
Plate
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.2.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, Diam: 23.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Mrs. Matt T. Donahue
Primary Description: 
Opalescent cream-colored lead glass; blown, etched, stained (?). Shallow, circular shape, folded rim; curved sides; the inside with acid-etched and brown-stained decoration in three concentric zones, the outer band with elaborately scrolled foliage, with four elaborate panels with shell borders, containing elaborate scrollwork; the second band with a continuous pattern of stylized flowers and foliage; the inner circle with a band of scales encircling a band of scrolls, with a stylized eight-petaled flower in the center; the background stained red-brown; polished concave pontil mark on the back; etched circular mark on the back, "THOMAS WEBB & SONS.LIMITED." in a ring around a plain disk. The design for this plate is listed in Grover, English Cameo Glass (1980), p. 225 (design no. I262) and illustrated on page 369, design S407.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Donahue, James N., Former Collection
1986-11
Inscription: 
TOMAS WEBB & SONS . LIMITED
Inscription
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