Trivet

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1950

GUSN

GUSN-51123

Description

Each is of a flat circular form in three graduated sizes. The silver plate tops are stamped with a wheel-like design of obelisks and urns with flowers. These are around a central medallion and wrapped around a press board base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trivets
pressboard
silver (metal)
plate (material)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
obelisks (monumental pillars)
urns
wheels (components)
Silver
Particle Board
Wheel
Obelisk
Urn
Flower
TRIVET

Inscription

Impressed on the rim of each is: GABIS EPNS SWEDEN.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Sweden

Dimensions

22.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.780.1