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Pen Tray

1971.1846 (RS118437)

Description

Rectangular tray has gently flared edges. Raised decoration of two frogs caught in cattails. Lip design has a leaf motif. Underside has a single frog sitting on a lily pad with water flowers at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
Asia
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
copper (metal)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
plate (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Cattail
cattail (material)
copper (metal)
Copper Plate
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
Frog
frogs (animals)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Lily Pad
pen trays
plate (material)
Tin
tin (metal)
TRAY, PEN
Water
water
water leaf (motif)
Dimensions
0.75 x 3 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1846
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12742

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