Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.391
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: in arc over log cabin: "FORT MEIGS" pressed: on interior rim, top: "TIPPECANOE" pressed: on interior rim, bottom: "WM. H. HARRISON"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; log cabin with two chimneys at back, door with latchstring, and four windows, in well; pattern of stippled vine with acorns and leaves running along interior rim; inscription ("TIPPECANOE FORT MEIGS. WM. H. HARRISON") on top and bottom of interior rim, and over log cabin in well (Lee-Rose 596).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group