Cup plate

Object Number: 
1981.28e
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Pressed lead glass cup plate with opalescent tint; circular form with rope edge; pin-wheel motif punctuated by small stars at center of well, surrounded by series of concentric circles; series of 8 baskets with fruit and flowers at regular intervals along interior rim; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 90).
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