Title: Peter Rabbit Pairpoint Cup PlateDimensions: App. 3 ½" diameter
Thornton W. Burgess Commemorative Cup Plate Series A Vintage Pairpoint Cup Plate, produced in 1975, Peter Rabbit design, green opal color, 50 scallop rim. Description of this plate in the 1981 guide "Pairpoint First Fifty Plates" reads: "These Peter Rabbits cup plates were pressed with a shallow rim base & have the Pairpoint trademark & Alvin White's initials. "The Thornton W. Burgess Commemorative Cup Plate Series is one of the most unique & popular series of all the cup plates made at Pairpoint. The success of these plates, as well as other Pairpoint cup plates, is attributed to Alvin White, who engraved the molds. Peter Rabbit & his friends were the creation of Thornton W. Burgess, renowned children's author and naturalist. He was born in Sandwich, Massachusetts in 1874 &spent much of his youth in the woods, fields & streams of Sandwich, growing to love the beauty of nature & the animals. His experiences & observations formed the foundation for over 170 books & over 15,000 bedtime stories." On a window sill, these cup plates capture the sun beautifully, further accentuating the intricate designs & color. Great gifts, conversational & historical items, butter pats, doll dishes, etc.!
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