LEE/ROSE NO. 615-A CUP PLATE, colorless, steamship center and hairpin border, 25 scallops with single point between. Very rare. United States, possibly Pittsburgh. 1830-1840. 3 7/16" D.
Near proof with only two lightly tipped points and a small to-rim spall.
Literature: Lee/Rose - American Glass Cup Plates, p. 337. Like Bourne - The William J. Elsholz collection, Vol. III, p. 421, lot 1602. The McKearins - American Glass, pl. 173, fig. 13, "100 Best" clear. Spillman - Corning, p. 290, fig. 432. Innes - Pittsburgh, p. 290, pl. 313.
Provenance: Collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., 10/29/11, lot 638.
Ex-collection of Tom Heintzman.
Catalogue Note: An example of this plate from the Marble collection was included in the 1954 Corning exhibit (case 38, #655) and included by Rose in his new "100 Best" clear list.