Overall: 5/8 x 6 in. ( 1.6 x 15.2 cm )
in inverted relief: within medallion at center: "WASHINGTON GEORGE"
Colorless pressed lead glass plate with scroll design on rim and wreath of acorns and leaves surrounding a medallion with star above it at center; medallion contains generic male profile with inscription "WASHINGTON GEORGE."
This plate was probably made to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of Washington's birth in 1832. A large number of them were produced. (See Ruth Webb Lee, "Sandwich Glass," p. 290.)
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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