Dish: sauce plate

Object Number: 
1961.402
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on interior rim, bottom: "VICTORIA"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass dish; circular form with scalloped edge; silhouette of Queen Victoria at center of well, surrounded by stippled sunburst pattern capped by curved scroll; scrolled pattern (with leaf-like forms) along interior rim, on stippled ground; crown at top of plate, with sunburst at each side, and "VICTORIA" written in script at bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group