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Sauce plate

Object Number: 
INV.3705
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 15.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass plate with alternating hearts and sheaves on rim and concentric bands of diamond and waffle patterning surrounding strawberry diamonds in center.
Gallery Label: 
Fragments of this heart design were found at the site of the Sandwich glass factory; it seems to be one of the earliest pressed patterns (see "American and European Pressed Glass," p. 76).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group