Cup plate

Cup plate
Title
Cup plate
Date 
1835-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge (two small scallops alternating with one larger scallop); eight-pointed star at center of shallow well, filled in with diamonds; pattern of linked circles, every other (larger) circle filled in with diamonds, along interior rim (Lee-Rose 255).
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
Object Number 
1971.109u
Gallery Label 
Collectors call this pattern a variation of the Roman Rosette pressed glass pattern, but its original name and manufacturer are unknown (See Publications).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group