Pressed Plate

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Object Name: 
Pressed Plate
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm, W: 15.3 cm, D: 15.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1835
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Octagonal shaped plate with decoration of arches around the outside with a border of swirling lines along the rim forming a scalloped edge.
Simmonds, Ian, Source
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 263 (fig. 266, left); BIB# 19272