Presidential Commemorative Plate 2009: Barack Hussein Obama

Title: 
Presidential Commemorative Plate 2009: Barack Hussein Obama

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Object Name: 
Plate with Metal Stand
Title: 
Presidential Commemorative Plate 2009: Barack Hussein Obama
Accession Number: 
2012.4.101
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 44.4 cm, W: 42 cm, D: 17.8 cm; (a) Plate H: 4 cm, Diam (max): 39.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2009
Primary Description: 
Plate with Metal Stand, "Presidential Commemorative Plate 2009: Barack Hussein Obama". Colorless glass, stainless steel; blown, sandblasted (monaire). (a) Colorless circular plate with sandblasted portrait of President Barack Hussein Obama. Plate inscribed, "IN CELEBRATION OF / THE ELECTION OF THE FORTY-FOURTH PRESIDENT OF / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / Barack Hussein Obama". (b) Silver-colored stainless steel metal stand with arc-shaped arm and circular base. Black velvet glued to bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Museum of Glass GlassMarket, Source
2012-08-30
Inscription: 
IN CELEBRATION OF / THE ELECTION OF THE FORTY-FOURTH PRESIDENT OF / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / Barack Hussein Obama
inscription
Sandblasted (a) on front of plate "Barack Hussein Obama" is in script
Photograph © 2008 Chicago Tribune
label
Affixed (b) on base of stand rectangular clear label with black text
Steuben 12/44
signature
Engraved (a) on front of plate near bottom edge