Cup Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11453

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

Descriptive Terms

cup plates
glass (material)
stamping (forming)
battles
commemoratives
monuments
swags
tassel
Glass
Stamped
Monument
Swag
Tassel
Commemorative
Battle
PLATE, CUP

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Bunker Hill

Related Items

Title Cup Plate Accession Number 1991.528

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

0.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.529

Places

Massachusetts (United States)