LEE/ROSE NO. 183-A CUP PLATE, colorless, 24 scallops with single point between. Extremely rare. Midwestern. 1830-1845. 3 3/8" D.
Excellent condition, two scallops and several points lightly tipped, very small top-rim spall.
Literature: Lee/Rose - American Glass Cup Plates, p. 149.
Published: Bourne - The William J. Elsholz collection, Vol. II, p. 227, lot 875.
Provenance: Collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., 9/26/09, lot 794.
Ex-collection of Pam Christoffel.
Richard A. Bourne Co., 5/5/87, lot 875.
Ex-collection of William J. Elsholz (retains collection label).
James H. Rose, 8-31-55.
Ex-collection of Paul Carson.
Catalogue Note: Rose noted "Practically all specimens are at best slightly rough." An example of this plate from the Marble collection was included in the 1954 Corning exhibit (case 39, #726) and included by Rose in his new "100 Best" clear list.