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1949.607 (RS119723)

Description

Oval with flat bottom. Gallery-type straight sides with oval hand-hold at each end. Underside painted black. Top painted Chinese red with gilt and sepia painted border; floral scrolls, rectangular reserves, grapevines. Lyre at each end. Gallery border features stylized vine bordering oval medallion with festoons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1829-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
Festoon
festoon (motif)
Gilded
gilding
Lyre
lyres
Medallion
Painted
painting (coating)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Tin
tin (metal)
Tole
TRAY
trays
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
25.625 x 19.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.607
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7761

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