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Dish

Object Number: 
INV.13366
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 1.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass dish; circular form with plain edge; seven ovals (egg shape) arranged around edge of well, on textured ground; pattern of repeating ovals around interior rim, on textured ground (Lee-Rose 890).
Gallery Label: 
While the size of this plate fits the definition of a toddy plate, that definition, as invented by Lee and Rose, is so vague that the less specific designation as a dish was chosen, and only examples identified by Lee and Rose have been called toddy plates.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group