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LEE/ROSE NO. 277 CUP PLATE, brilliant peacock blue with smoke streak, 58 even scallops. Very rare. Probably Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1830-1845. 3 3/8" D.
Virtually proof with only a minute flake to several scallops. Rim with a 1/2" annealing check which does not affect the resonance, as made.
Literature: Lee/Rose - American Glass Cup Plates, p. 208. Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 1, p. 255, fig. 1378, "all extremely rare today." Like Bourne - The William J. Elsholz collection, Vol. I, p. 96, lot 386.
Provenance: Collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.
Catalogue Note: An example of this plate from the Marble collection was included in the 1954 Corning exhibit (case 37, #576) and included by Rose in his new "100 Best" colored list.

Condition

Virtually proof with only a minute flake to several scallops. Rim with a 1/2" annealing check which does not affect the resonance, as made.

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LEE/ROSE NO. 277 CUP PLATE

Estimate $200 - $300Sep 30, 2017
2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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