Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-2385

Description

Large treen (wooden) charger with wide rim and deep well. Not unlike church communion plate or "tondino". Turned with incised bands on rim and center. Very light weight.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
incising
turning (shaping process)
treenware
Ash
Treen
Carved
Incised
Turned
Charger

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

14 x 2 1/4 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.406