Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
pressed: in well, top: "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN"
pressed: in well: "BF"
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, three-masted side-wheel steamer (the Benjamin Franklin) 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).
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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