Cup plate

Object Number: 
INV.14397a
Date: 
ca. 1836
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: around well: "UNION GLASS WORKS * PITTSBURGH * ... * 1836" pressed: on interior rim: "1"; "2"; "3"; "4"; "5"; "6"; "7"; "8"
Description: 
Colorless lead glass cup plate; octagonal form with scalloped edge; in center of well, small side-wheel steamer with single smokestack (and smoke) and flag flying from left side, on wavy sea; inscription around edge of well; in interior well, eight geometric patterns composed of tiny lozenges; acanthus leaf and egg pattern near edge of plate (Lee-Rose 614).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group