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Lot 1839
LEE/ROSE NO. 161-A CUP PLATE, colorless with pink tint, plain rope rim, top only. Extremely rare, Rose noted "probably not over a dozen examples known." Midwestern. 1830-1840. 3" D.
Proof with just a hint of under-rim mold roughness.
Literature: Lee/Rose - American Glass Cup Plates, p. 141. Like Bourne - The William J. Elsholz collection, Vol. II, p. 191, lot 735. The McKearins - American Glass, pl. 177, fig. 68, "100 Best" clear.
Provenance: Collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.
Hidden Treasure Antiques Mall, Elizabethtown, KY, 10/26/79.
Catalogue Note: An example of this plate from the Marble collection was included in the 1954 Corning exhibit (case 39, #699) and included by Rose in his new "100 Best" clear list.


Proof with just a hint of under-rim mold roughness.

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Estimate $80 - $120Sep 30, 2017