Bread Plate

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Object Name: 
Bread Plate
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2010.4.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 28.6 cm, D: 20.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1908
Credit Line: 
Gift of William N. Arduser
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed; gilded. Oval shaped bread plate with an ocean scene including several ships and gilded busts of "ADMIRALS" "C. S. SPERRY" and "R. D. EVANS" with an gilded eagle between and slightly above them. The inscription around the outside edge of the plate says "THE PACIFIC FLEET SOUVENIR 1908"
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arduser, William N., Source
2010-03-12
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
C.S.SPERRY ADMIRALS R.D.EVANS
inscription
Pressed In the center of the plate "floating" in the sky above the ocean and the ships
THE PACIFIC FLEET SOUVENIR 1908
inscription
Pressed Around the outer edge of the plate