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Cup plate (Cadmus or Constitution pattern)

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Colorless cup plate pressed with a sailing ship in the center. The ship is surrounded by shields, stars, and scrolls. The border is decorated with lyres, scrolls and stars. The rim is composed of alternating one large and two small scallops.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

about 1830–50

Object Place

Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States


1.27 x 8.89 x 8.89 cm (1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pressed glass