Cup plate

Object Number: 
1938.41
Date: 
1830-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
overall: 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with edge consisting of one large scallop alternating with two smaller scallops (formed by hearts); in well, four interlocked hearts (waffle pattern) within plain circle, bordered by stippled diamond pattern; on interior rim, stippled hearts alternating with pattern of acanthus leaf and arc formed by three raised dots (Lee-Rose 425).
Gallery Label: 
Jane Spilman suggests that this cup plate was probably manufactured at either the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, or the New England Glass Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group