Cup plate

Object Number: 
1971.109c
Date: 
1840-1852
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: in well: "HENRY/CLAY"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with edge consisting of one large scallop alternating with two smaller scallops; silhouette of Henry Clay enclosed by stippled ring, and surrounded by scrollwork; star under profile, with first and last names on either side of bust; on interior rim, pattern of flowers, leaves, scrolled motifs, and shield-like motifs, some stippled (Lee-Rose 564).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group