Cup plate

Object Number: 
1945.412
Date: 
ca. 1841
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on top edge of interior rim: "PRESIDENT" pressed: on bottom edge of interior rim: "1841" pressed: on top, well: "MAJ. GEN. W. H. HARRISON" pressed: on bottom, well: "BORN. FEB. 9. 1778."
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, portrait bust (profile) of William Henry Harrison in military uniform, with name and birthday inscribed above and below profile, with circle of stars around edge of well; lozenges (with stippled edges), with "PRESIDENT" and "1841" inscribed, on top and bottom of interior rim, also ornamented with bunting and tassels (Lee-Rose 569).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group