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Cup Plate

Description

Clear glass cup plate with Bunker Hill motif in the center surrounded by stars. This is encircled by swag and tassle border and a scalloped rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Stamped on the border is: Cornerstone laid by Lafayette June 17, 1825. Finished by the Ladies 1841. In the center of the plate is: Bunker Hill battle Fought June 17, 1775. From the Fair to the Brave.
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
Battle
battles
Commemorative
commemoratives
cup plates
Glass
glass (material)
Monument
monuments
PLATE, CUP
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Swag
swags
Tassel
tassel
People and organizations
Bunker Hill
Dimensions
0.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.528
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2500
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