Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.396
Date: 
1844-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 in. ( 1.3 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; undecorated rim curved in to flat circular well; American eagle with shield on breast, wings crookedly raised and head facing right, clutching arrows and laurel wreath, in well; 13 stars grouped around eagle, in well (Lee-Rose 680).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group