Silvered Plate

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Object Name: 
Silvered Plate
Accession Number: 
2008.4.143
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.2 cm, Diam (max): 20.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1893-1910
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, cut, engraved, applied silver mirrored backing. Circular plate decorated with mirrored backing, wheel-cut and engraved central rayed star surrounded by floral sprays, foliate swags and floral bunting tassles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Source
Material: 
Inscription: 
LDC.88.30
inscription
Painted On underside of plate near edge. Black paint/ink.
Chihuly Silvered (2012) illustrated, p. 14, fig. 2;