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Charger

Description

Large treen (wooden) charger with wide rim and deep well. Not unlike church communion plate or "tondino". Turned with incised bands on rim and center. Very light weight.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
incising
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
Carved
carving (processes)
Charger
chargers (platters)
Incised
incising
Possibly ash (wood)
Treen
treenware
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
14 x 2 1/4 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.406
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2385

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