Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

dated 1776-1876

GUSN

GUSN-50684

Description

The platter is colorless and oblong, with a scalloped edge that shows the names and states of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, the Liberty Bell and an inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
glass (material)
pressing
centennials
commemoratives
Glass
Pressed
Centennial
Commemorative
Declaration of Independence
Liberty Bell
PLATTER

Inscription

On the platter reads: 100 years ago/1776-1876/ Declaration of Independence.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.137