Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.435
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with plain edge; in well, faint impression of steamship passing under suspension bridge (with detailed pilings), with sun hanging above, surrounded by garland of twelve stars, and wavy sea filling entire foreground; on interior rim, pattern of attached circles (one small alternating with one large) with dot in center of each circle (Lee-Rose 637).
Gallery Label: 
The cup plate pattern is usually referred to as "Maid of the Mist."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group