Serving tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-25176

Description

Oval japanned tray w/ deep well and reinforced rim. Pierced oval handle at each end. Black background w/ gilt or bronze powder stenciling and striping. Central oval painted picture of thatched cottage in right background and man and woman in left foreground. Stenciled freehand border of grapes and grape leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
varnishing
cottages
vine scrolls
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
women (female humans)
Tin
Painted
Varnished
Cottage
Man
Woman
Leaf
TRAY, SERVING

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

28.125 x 22.125 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.234