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Octagonal cake plate

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Colorless, octagonal cake plate. Center of base composed of adjoining bee hives, thistle, bees and stippled hearts and a stippled background. Border of plate composed of scrolls, cross-hatching, alternating with leaves. Stippled background.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Bos 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1830–60

Place of Creation

United States

Dimensions

3.8 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm (1.5 x 9.25 x 9.25 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1129

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass