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1970.727 (RS115536)

Description

Wide oval form, with dished rim terminating in molded beaded edge. Flat bottom with thinly executed machine-etched decoration featuring a Greek key border band enclosing a stylized s-scroll border band. Each end with applied handle: cartouche shape with beaded edge, scrolling to leafy terminus and supported by two leafy s-scrolls. Impressed on handle: “1798 G 24”.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950
Inscriptions
1798 G24 (impressed)
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Tray, Serving
trays
Dimensions
28.375 x 18.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.727
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
63945

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