Cup plate

Cup plate
Title
Cup plate
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. ( 1.3 x 8.7 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, representation of Bunker Hill monument (stippled outline of obelisk, with interior left blank), intersected by circle of stars; two lines of inscription around edge of well, enclosed by two concentric rings (stippled); on interior rim, continuous linked chain formed by two interwoven dotted bands (stippled), with tassels hanging from each connection, and small stars above (Lee-Rose 642).
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1940.394
Marks 
pressed: around edge of well: "BUNKER HILL BATTLE FOUGHT"; "FROM THE FAIR./TO THE BRAVE."; "JUNE. 17. 1775."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group