Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.400
Date: 
ca. 1844
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 of alternating scallops and points; 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, and two additional stars above head; on interior rim, pattern of flowers, leaves, scrolled motifs, and shield-like motifs, some stippled (Lee-Rose 566-A).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group