Cup plate

Object Number: 
1938.38
Date: 
1835-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
overall: 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with rope edge; eight-pointed star in well (with floral motif at very center), surrounded by rope ring and enclosed by larger eight-pointed star, with tiny stars around edges, on stippled ground; alternating pattern of distorted hearts, stars, and petal-like shapes along interior rim; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 78).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group