Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.426
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with edge of alternating scallops and points; rim curved in to flat circular well; American eagle with shield on breast, wings spread and head facing right, clutching arrows and laurel branch, within beaded ring and grapevine wreath, in well; 4 motifs of stylized leaves and scrolls flanking trapezoidal shape with small stars between, on stippled inner rim (Lee-Rose 665).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group