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Plate (Theodore Roosevelt)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES 1904
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (2.9 x 20 x 26.4 cm)
    INSCRIPTIONS Molded inside medallion in rim at bottom, between crossed clubs: "A / SQUARE / DEAL"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless pressed glass oval plate with frosted profile portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt in center. Rim decorated with molded designs including 4 round medallions at the cardinal points containing (clockwise from top): American eagle and crest; Rough Rider hat, crossed rifles and belted pouch; two crossed clubs with the words "A / SQUARE / DEAL"; and a hunting knife, rifle, and ammunition belt. Between the medallions are sets of three teddy bears engaged in hunting, dancing, music making, and sporting activities.
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