Cup plate

Object Number: 
1971.109u
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).
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).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group