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Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.387
Date: 
1840-1852
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; silhouette of Henry Clay enclosed by stippled ring, and surrounded by scrollwork; star under profile, with first and last names on either side of bust; on interior rim, pattern of flowers, leaves, scrolled motifs, and shield-like motifs, some stippled (Lee-Rose 565-B).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group