Cup plate

Object Number: 
1981.28d
Date: 
1828-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.2 cm )
Description: 
Opaque light blue pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with plain edge; swirl of blue and white with slight opalescent tint at center of well, slightly ornamented with thin stippled rings; detailed repeating pattern of raised acorns and leaves along interior rim, extending from well to edge of plate (Lee-Rose 84).
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 Colonel Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group