Cup Plate

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Cup Plate
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
D: 9.3 cm
On Display
about 1830-1845
Primary Description: 
Deep blue, lead glass; pressed. Circular; rim with alternating large and small scallops; border shows peacock feathers pointing towards center with eagle and shield on breast, pennant inscribed: "FORT PITT".
Rose, James (1899-1975), Source
Esterly, Louise S., Former Collection
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 33, 93, pl. 52; BIB# 33046
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 141, #451, pl. 6; BIB# 30457