Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup plate
  • United States
  • cup plate, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Diameter: 10.8 cm
    Object Diameter: 4 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3700
Description

Cup plate made of pressed, transparent colorless glass. There is a diamond pattern on the border of the plate. A decoration of a woman's head (identified as Queen Victoria) is on the bottom of the plate with the letter "V" on one side and the letter "R" on the other side. It has a scalloped edge.