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Cup plate

Object Number: 
INV.3974
Date: 
1835-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Opalescent pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with edge of three small scallops alternating with larger point; eight-pointed star at center of deep well, filled in with diamonds; pattern of linked circles, every other (larger) circle filled in with diamonds, along interior rim (Lee-Rose 254).
Gallery Label: 
Collectors call this pattern a variation of the Roman Rosette pressed glass pattern, but its original name and manufacturer are unknown (See Publications).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group