Cup plate (Benjamin Franklin)

1830–40
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Object Place: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.81 x 8.89 x 8.89 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.1104

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Reproduction(?) Clear. Serrated circular edge Stippled rim impressed with anchors, scrolls, stars, and American eagle. Ship in center faces left, rigging twisted, waves short. Flies two flags, one with the initials “B.F.” the other, stars and stripes. Initial “F” on the paddle box. Name ” Benjamine Franklin” stamped above ship.

Credit Line

Bequest of Myron E. Pierce