Cup plate (Henry Clay)

probably 1843
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Object Place: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 8.6cm (3 3/8in.)

Accession Number

66.1098

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless. Commemorative design with profile bust of Henry Clay. Encircled by crossed branches of laurel and of aok. Inscribed Henry Clay. Stippled border impressed with variant on fleur-de-lis. Ruffled edge (chipped). issued during Clay’s campaign for presidency in 1843. Barlow & Kaiser 1412.

Credit Line

Bequest of Myron E. Pierce