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Canape Tray Set in Box

1998.6045.1-.5 (RS233683)

Description

Set of four individual appetizer trays in original box. Trays are made from thin bent plywood. The trays are roughly square with one rounded side and striations on straight side. Round indentation for holding food or drink glass. The trays are stacked in box. Box is cream colored with brown text and text boxes and photo of the tray in use. Manufactured by S.E. Overton Company, South Haven, Michigan.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"Overton / SERVETTE / INDIVIDUAL CANAPE TRAYS / of Genuine Bentwood" (printed)
"Overton / Style No. 61 / CANAPE TRAYS" (printed)
"Overton / CANAPE / TRAYS / Individual Appetizer Tray Service that / adds smartness and convenience / to modern entertaining" (printed)
Location of origin
South Haven, Michigan
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
South Haven (Van Buren county, Michigan)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Tray, Serving
trays
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6045.1-.5
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310698

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