Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
pressed: on interior rim, bottom: "G Washington [signature]/1732-1932"
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.
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).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
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