Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1829-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7761

Description

Oval with flat bottom. Gallery-type straight sides with oval hand-hold at each end. Underside painted black. Top painted Chinese red with gilt and sepia painted border; floral scrolls, rectangular reserves, grapevines. Lyre at each end. Gallery border features stylized vine bordering oval medallion with festoons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
festoon (motif)
vine scrolls
lyres
scrolls (motifs)
Tin
Enameled
Painted
Gilded
Scroll
Vine
Lyre
Medallion
Festoon
Tole
TRAY

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25.625 x 19.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.607