Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.398
Date: 
1831-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: in well, under eagle: "1831"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; narrow curved rim and flat circular well; in well, American eagle with shield on breast, with wings spread and head raised to left, with border of cross-hatched concentric rings interrupted by stars, sprigs to each side of date "1831"; on interior rim are pattern of medallions, fleur-de-lis, and leaves, with cross-hatched background; also on interior rim, sprigs along edge of well, and below date; date changed to 1832 by the addition of a diagonal line at the base of the "1" (Lee-Rose 662).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group