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Bread Plate (Continental Hall)
Accession # 40.212
Culture American
Title Bread Plate (Continental Hall)
Date 1876
Medium Glass
Dimensions 2 1/8 x 12 7/8 x 9 in. (5.4 x 32.7 x 22.9 cm)
Inscriptions Molded on rim: "GIVE US THIS DAY / OUR DAILY BREAD" Molded around Continental Hall: "CONTINENTAL / 1776 / 1876"
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
Location Visible Storage: Case 21, Shelf F (Pressed Glass)
Description Oval colorless pressed glass platter with two handles molded in the shape of a hand gripping a bar with ball-shaped ends. The center depicts a view of Continental Hall, surrounded by a band of molded geometric decoration. The outer rim has a molded inscription, "GIVE US THIS DAY / OUR DAILY BREAD."