Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup plate
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • cup plate, circa 1832–1850
  • Where object was made: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.5 x 9.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9/16 x 3 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6793

Clear glass cup plate with a portrait of a man's head in profile in the center, identified as Henry Clay. There is a band of scrolls around the portrait, and another band of leaf and flower decorations around the border of the plate. It has a scalloped edge with two small scallops between each large scallop.