Octagonal cake plate

American
1830–60


Place of Creation: United States

Dimensions

3.8 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm (1 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1127

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless, octagonal cake plate. Center of base composed of adjoining bee hives, thistle, bees, and stippled hearts and a stippled background. Border of plate composed of scrolls, cross-hatching, alternating with leaves. Stippled background. Condition: Some flakes on rim.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Box 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection