Cup Plate

Inscribed: HENRY CLAY

Made by Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1825 - 1888

Geography:
Made in Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1831-51

Medium:
Glass

Dimensions:
Diameter: 7 1/2 inches (19 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
F1929-6-427b

Credit Line:
The Sallie Crozer Hilprecht Collection, 1929

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Label:
Henry Clay (1777-1852) was an American statesman who served in both houses of Congress and made five unsuccessful bids for the presidency. He is known as the “Great Compromiser” for his efforts to unite the North and South before the Civil War.