Toddy plate

Object Number: 
Z.473
Date: 
1837-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on either side of profile, well: "V R" pressed: in diamond on interior rim: "D"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass toddy plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, portrait bust (profile) of Queen Victoria with initials "V R" to each side, enclosed by plain ring; pattern of diamonds receding towards well on interior rim, with "D" in one diamond (Lee-Rose 818).
Gallery Label: 
The "D" on the interior rim of this plate probably indicates the moldmaker; its significance is unknown (See Publications).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group