Plate

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Object Place: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.81 x 22.86 x 22.86 cm (1 1/2 x 9 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

1979.707

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Clear octagonal beehive plate. Circle of bees and beehives in center. In the focus of the circle is a dot surrounded by stipple ring dots, an outer ring of four thistles, four alternating diamond stars, the whole encircled by two rope rings. At each corner, small four pointed star with dot in center and between rays. Border panels on stippled ground oak leaf, stylized scroll, 2 conventional ornaments and graped and acanthus leaves where sides meet.

Credit Line

Gift of Kenneth and Mary Jane Wakefield in memory of Ruth Graves Wakefield