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Overall H: 1.9 cm; Rim Diam: 15 cm; Base Diam: 8.6 cm
On Display
probably 1830-1839
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Plate. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; circular form, sides flaring in concave curve from narrow table-ring to rim with alternate round and pointed serrations; smooth upper, patterned under surface: thirteen acanthus leaves and small fleur de lis alternating, tips of each in line with sawtooth edge of stippled background on sides, rope ring around sides at base of leaves; on base, rope ring at edge, circle of thirteen rings with eight-petal tiny flower in each, on stippled background and, at center, large cusped medallion with large American eagle with arrow and olive branch in talons and head to right (view from upper side).
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 55, #122; BIB# 30457