American. <em>Platter (Eureka / Gold Rush)</em>, 1849. Glass, 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. (28.6 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.258. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.258_acetate_bw.jpg)

Platter (Eureka / Gold Rush)

Artist:AmericanM'Kee Brothers

Medium: Glass

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Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. (28.6 x 22.5 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.258

Image: 40.258_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oval colorless pressed glass platter. In center, diagonal banner inscribed "EUREKA" against a mottled ground ringed by hatched pattern. Moving out from this ring into the rim are a plain ring, a ring with a pebbled ground interspersed with angled plain bands, and a ring that repeats the hatched pattern.

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