Canape Tray Set in Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-310698

Description

Set of four individual appetizer trays in original box. Trays are made from thin bent plywood. The trays are roughly square with one rounded side and striations on straight side. Round indentation for holding food or drink glass. The trays are stacked in box. Box is cream colored with brown text and text boxes and photo of the tray in use. Manufactured by S.E. Overton Company, South Haven, Michigan.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
wood (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Tray, Serving
Tray, Serving

Inscription

"Overton / SERVETTE / INDIVIDUAL CANAPE TRAYS / of Genuine Bentwood" (printed)
"Overton / Style No. 61 / CANAPE TRAYS" (printed)
"Overton / CANAPE / TRAYS / Individual Appetizer Tray Service that / adds smartness and convenience / to modern entertaining" (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

South Haven, Michigan

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

7 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6045.1-.5

Places

South Haven (Van Buren county, Michigan)