Platter

Platter
Title
Platter
Date 
ca. 1876
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 9 in. ( 4.4 x 31.1 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass platter; oval shape with ocean scene at center with setting sun flanked by a ship afloat inscribed "1876" and a sinking ship inscribed "1776," "GIVE US THIS DAY" and "OUR DAILY BREAD" inscribed on sides, and sheaves of wheat in relief on ends.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. Coates
Object Number 
1971.110k
Marks 
pressed: on sides: "GIVE US THIS DAY / OUR DAILY BREAD" pressed: at center: "1876" (on ship afloat); "1776" (on sinking ship); "1620" (on rock)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group