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Dish

1986.154 (RS25448)

Description

Round diatite dish, small with rectangular side handles, molded with ivy-leaf and branch-like trellis relief pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1880
Inscriptions
Stamped on underside: ""Patented 1868. DEC 15 DIATITE""
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Serving
dishes (vessels)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Accession Number
1986.154
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50700

Comments

Patent information #

AvatarPosted by Jo on May 22, 2015
Diatite was patented by J. M. Merrick, Jr, of Boston, Massachusetts under patent number US85018

Diatite Patent #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on June 1, 2015
Thank you for the information, Jo. I have added it to the object's file.
Your assistance is much appreciated!
Sincerely,
Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager