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Plate

Plate
Title
Plate
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 11 1/4 x 7 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 28.6 x 18.1 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate; oval shape with scalloped edge, with standing figure of a young man holding a telescope under his arm at center, a band of stylized leaves and flowers on rim, and a scallop shell in high relief at each end.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. Coates
Object Number 
1971.110g
Marks 
pressed: on band of figure's cap: "AFORE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group