Bread Plate (Continental Hall)
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/8 x 12 7/8 x 9 in. (5.4 x 32.7 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Molded on rim: "GIVE US THIS DAY / OUR DAILY BREAD"
Molded around Continental Hall: "CONTINENTAL / 1776 / 1876"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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."
American. Bread Plate (Continental Hall), 1876. Glass, 2 1/8 x 12 7/8 x 9 in. (5.4 x 32.7 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.212. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.212_bw.jpg)
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