Platter (Pacific Fleet with Admirals Charles Sperry and Robley Evans)
1 x 11 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. (2.5 x 28.6 x 20.6 cm) (show scale)
Molded inscription around rim: "THE PACIFIC FLEET / SOUVENIR 1908" Molded inscriptions in central scene: "ADMIRALS" below eagle and "C.S.SPERRY" and "R.D.EVANS" below their respective busts.
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American. Platter (Pacific Fleet with Admirals Charles Sperry and Robley Evans), 1908. Glass, 1 x 11 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. (2.5 x 28.6 x 20.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.236. Creative Commons-BY
overall, 40.236.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Colorless pressed glass oval platter. Center decorated with maritime scene of the Pacific Fleet at sea. In the sky above the ocean, portrait busts of Admirals C. S. Sperry and R. D. Evans flank an eagle with spread wings standing atop American shield. Rim decorated with stippled pattern; inscribed "THE PACIFIC FLEET" along the top and "SOUVENIR 1908" along the bottom; laurel branches along sides.
CONDITION: Good; tiny chips around edge and small crack in underside at one corner of American shield.
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