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Cup Plate

Description

A glass cup plate with a Henry Clay motif in the center with a star underneath. It has a scalloped rim and a paisley-like border suggesting a thistle and shield motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Stamped on the bottom is: HENRY CLAY.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
Commemorative
commemoratives
cup plates
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Glass
glass (material)
paisley
Paisley
PLATE, CUP
Shield
shields (motifs)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Thistle
People and organizations
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Dimensions
0.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.525
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2499
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