Cup plate

Object Number: 
INV.14399c
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. ( 1.3 x 8.7 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: in well, top: "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN" pressed: in well: "BF"
Description: 
Pressed lead glass cup plate with light amber stained interior rim, and colorless well and edge; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, three-masted side-wheel steamer with stippled rigging, with inscription in arc over ship and initials in flag at left; eagle at top, with pattern of anchors, scrolls, and stars, on stippled ground, along interior rim; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 619-B).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group