Platter (Pacific Fleet with Admirals Charles Sperry and Robley Evans)

Artist:American

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1908

Dimensions: 1 x 11 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. (2.5 x 28.6 x 20.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.236

Catalogue Description:
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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