Platter

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Object Name: 
Platter
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.4.145
Dimensions: 
H: 3.4 cm, L: 28.7 cm, W: 18.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1879-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman H. Smeltzer
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Oval shape, with scalloped edge; shell ornament at each end; wreath in the rim; boy in Midshipman's uniform with "AFORE" on his cap filling the acid-frosted center.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Actress
Provenance: 
Smeltzer, Mrs. Norman H., Source
Smeltzer, Norman H., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Adams & Company, A Closer Look (Winter) (1990-91) p. 5, fig. 3;