Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup plate
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • cup plate, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.4 x 9.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1/2 x 3 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6730

Amethyst glass cup plate with a scene of a ship (identified as Cadmus) in the center. It has a scalloped edge, alternating between small and large scallops. There are leafy scrolls around the outside and inner border of the plate, with stars and shields interspersed.