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Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.445
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3 7/16 in. ( 1.6 x 8.7 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: in well: "· VICTORIA ·"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with edge consisting of one large scallop alternating with two smaller scallops; silhouette of Queen Victoria enclosed by stippled ring, and surrounded by scrollwork; name inscribed to left of profile; on interior rim, pattern of flowers, leaves, scrolled motifs, and shield-like motifs, some stippled (Lee-Rose 577).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group