Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-10586

Description

Rectangular tole tray with deep beveled edge. Enamelled in black paint with tole painted decoration of flowers, leaves, fruit and nuts, in dull-gold and browns. Central area off by rectangular border. Dull-gold leaf band around edge. Finger hold on either end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
metal
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
fruit
Tole
Fruit
Flower
TRAY

Inscription

"The Society for the Preservation/ of N. E. Antiquities/ Belonged to Major General Crane/ of Boston (served in Revolution),/ great, great-grandfather of donor,/ Helen Sanborn Whitney (Lafayette/ was served from it)."15" in upper right corner. 2) ""Soc. for the Preservation/ of New England Antiquities/ #15/ 1989"" 3) ""SPNEA/ 15""

People and Organizations

Lafayette

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

28 1/8 x 20 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.414