Dish or Soup Plate

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Object Name: 
Dish or Soup Plate
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Overall H: 3.3 cm; Rim Diam: 23 cm; Base Diam: 12.5 cm
Not on Display
probably 1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Dish or Soup Plate. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; shallow circular bowl with wide rim flaring slightly upward to round-serrated edge; smooth inner surface; on outer, elaborate pattern on stippled background: border edging of alternate tiny plain dots and leaf or tongue motif extending down into stippled background with alternate double palmette, joined by small diamond, and scrolled leaf with beaded (stipple) vein and four-petal flower within bead chain forming alternate long cusped point with forked trefoil at tip and shallow pointed lobe at base of large oak leaf.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 81, #206; BIB# 30457
Corning Glassmaker: an anthology edition (1956) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# 67761
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) illustrated, p. 9 (bottom right, center object); BIB# 48774