American. <em>Bread Plate (Continental Hall)</em>, 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)

Bread Plate (Continental Hall)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 2 1/8 x 12 7/8 x 9 in. (5.4 x 32.7 x 22.9 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.212

Image: 40.212_bw.jpg,

Catalogue 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."

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