Commemorative Plate

Object Name: 
Commemorative Plate

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Object Name: 
Commemorative Plate
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, Diam: 23.8 cm
On Display
about 1613
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark purple non-lead glass; blown, diamond-point (scratch) engraved. Low, circular form, with flat rim, rounded booge, slightly convex center; rough pontil mark on the reverse; the rim diamond-point (scratch) engraved with six stylized floral bouquets and two coats of arms (on opposite sides), one inscribed ".S.S./.V.S/16/13", the other ".M.S.S./.G.B.".
Davis, Cecil, Source
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Former Collection
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 120-121, pl. 52; BIB# 33819
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, p. 176, #32; BIB# AI97752