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Plate: Be Industrious

Object Number: 
1971.110e
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 11 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. ( 3.5 x 29.2 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: near edge of base: "BE INDUSTRIOUS"
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Plate; oval shape with a hive-shaped bird's nest surrounded by bird, flowers, and leaves at center, inscription "BE INDUSTRIOUS" below central motif, and vignettes of a stag and a doe on long sides of rim and a basket of flowers at each end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. Coates
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group