Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.402
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: around edge of well (backwards): "AND THREE WEEKS AFTER THE WEDDING DAY."
Description: 
Faint amethyst pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, two heads (of a man and a woman) facing each other, one wearing frilly cap and collar, the other wearing cap and high collar, with hair detailed, surrounded by inscription along edge of well; vine with leaves and flowers (roses, lilies) running along interior rim (Lee-Rose 697).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group