Cup plate

Object Number: 
1971.109jj
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on interior rim, bottom: "G Washington [signature]/1732-1932"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, portrait bust (three-quarter view) of George Washington in period dress; inscription at bottom of interior rim, with signature and date range; plain stars along interior rim, on stippled ground.
Gallery Label: 
This souvenir plate may have been made for the World's Fair, honoring the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group