Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.420
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; octagonal form with scalloped edge (four eggs alternating with acanthus-like motif); in well, American eagle with shield on breast, with wings spread and head raised to right, clutching arrows and laurel branch, framed by arch of thirteen stars; pattern of flowers, palmettes, and waffle-patterned ovals along interior rim; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 677-G).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group