Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup plate
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • cup plate, circa 1830–1840
  • Where object was made: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.1 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6732

Clear glass "Benjamin Franklin" cup plate. There is a ship in the center of the plate. It has even scallops around the edge. There are stippled lines in the boat and a stippled border with shields and stars.