Warming Plate with Dome Lid

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1928-1940

GUSN

GUSN-310124

Description

Ceramic plate fixed in hollow metal base (A). Metal base has a side spout with screw off cap for filling the base with hot water and two hinged, oval-shaped side handles. Aluminum dome lid (B) with black wooden knop. The plate is in the form of a soup plate. It has a white body with decal images of a Zepplin aircraft, hot air balloons, Graf Zepplin (Count Zepplin, the pioneer of the rigid airships), and a European city scape with balloon and bi-plane flying over it. There are no manufacturer or other marks on the plate or lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dish warmers
copper (metal)
aluminum (metal)
ceramic (material)
glazing (coating)
decals
aviation
Warmer, Food
Plate, Warming
Plate, Warming

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment

Dimensions

5 1/4 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5977AB