Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1950

GUSN

GUSN-63945

Description

Wide oval form, with dished rim terminating in molded beaded edge. Flat bottom with thinly executed machine-etched decoration featuring a Greek key border band enclosing a stylized s-scroll border band. Each end with applied handle: cartouche shape with beaded edge, scrolling to leafy terminus and supported by two leafy s-scrolls. Impressed on handle: “1798 G 24”.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Tray, ServingBrass
Silver
Plated
Tray, Serving

Inscription

1798 G24 (impressed)

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

28.375 x 18.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.727