Cake Plate

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Object Name: 
Cake Plate
Accession Number: 
52.4.76
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.6 cm; Rim Diam: 25.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1892
Primary Description: 
Cake Plate. Clear glass; pressed; scalloped pedestal foot supporting hollow squat baluster stem with collar at top and flaring to flat plate with vertical scalloped rim; flute circlet on underside of plate around center; on the stem six and on the underside of plate nine "frosted" pressed images of U.S. coins in relief, dated 1892.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Taber, Mrs. William R., Source
1952-07-10
Color: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 314, #1221; BIB# 30457