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Art Nouveau style, chased and repousse pentagonal dish with five sinuous ribbons forming the lobes, four of which are wreathed by branches of wild roses; the fifth lobe is an empty reserve. Slightly convex bottom; no footring. Bottom underside struck incuse with circular mark for "THE VAN BERGH S.P.CO. (arched) / ROCHESTER, NY (curved)" with "QUADRUPLE / PLATE" inside; "534" stamped below. From serving set with one large serving dish and six small individual dishes, 1989.0184.11-.17.
Maker is Van Bergh Silver Plate Company of Rochester, NY; 1892-1926. Founded by brothers Frederick W. and Maurice H. Van Bergh; incorporated as Van Bergh Silver Plate Company Inc. in 1925, and merged with Oneida Community Ltd. in 1926.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1905
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 15.875 cm
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catalog number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History