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Warming Plate with Dome Lid

1998.5977AB (RS225429)

Description

Ceramic plate fixed in hollow metal base (A). Metal base has a side spout with screw off cap for filling the base with hot water and two hinged, oval-shaped side handles. Aluminum dome lid (B) with black wooden knop. The plate is in the form of a soup plate. It has a white body with decal images of a Zepplin aircraft, hot air balloons, Graf Zepplin (Count Zepplin, the pioneer of the rigid airships), and a European city scape with balloon and bi-plane flying over it. There are no manufacturer or other marks on the plate or lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1928-1940
Material
aluminum (metal)
ceramic (material)
copper (metal)
decals
glazing (coating)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment
Descriptive terms
aluminum (metal)
aviation
ceramic (material)
decals
dish warmers
glazing (coating)
Plate, Warming
Possibly copper (metal)
Warmer, Food
People and organizations
Count Frederick Zeppelin
Dimensions
5 1/4 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5977AB
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310124

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