LEE/ROSE NO. 677-E CUP PLATE, colorless, octagonal with six even scallops between corners. Extremely rare. Midwestern. 1830-1840. 3 1/2" across.
Near proof, several scallops very lightly tipped, one small top-rim spall and several minor flakes.
Literature: Lee/Rose - American Glass Cup Plates, p. 366. Like Bourne - The William J. Elsholz collection, Vol. III, p. 483, lot 1801.
Provenance: Collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., 5/21/14, lot 970.
Ex-collection of Pam Christoffel.
Ex-collection of Mary and Bill Wollett.
Catalogue Note: Rose noted "Not only is this plate of extraordinary rarity but, as in all octagonal plates, proof specimens are nearly unobtainable."