Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.428
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 11/16 in. ( 1.3 x 9.4 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on well, in scroll: "FORT PITT"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with edge of twenty large scallops and twenty small scallops; in well, American eagle with wings spread and head raised to right, clutching arrows and laurel branch; inscription in scroll issuing from eagle's beak and stars scattered in well; cornucopias (stippled and waffle-patterned) on interior rim, ending in raised circles (enclosed in braided rings) on rim; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 676).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group