Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.399
Date: 
1835-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; American eagle with shield on breast, wings crookedly raised and head facing right, clutching arrows and laurel branch, in center of well, surrounded by two concentric rings (stippled ground) and pattern of small flowers and fleur-de-lis; on interior rim, pattern of leaves flanking scrolls, and flowers, on stippled ground (Lee-Rose 666).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group