Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup plate
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • cup plate, circa 1831
  • Where object was made: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.4 x 8.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6791
Description

Clear glass cup plate with an eagle and an olive branch in the center, with "1831" written below. There is a band of stars around the eagle, and a band of leafy scrolls and flowers around the border of the plate. There are tiny scallops around the edges.