Cup plate (Henry Clay)

1844
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Object Place: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1974.493

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless platepressed with profile of Henry Clay facing left. The name is lettered around the profile. The border is pressed with scrolls and shields. The rim is composed of alternating one large and two small scollops. This plate was probably made for the 1844 Presidential Campaign.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn