Dish

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1905
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
1989.0184.11
catalog number
1989.0184.11
accession number
1989.0184
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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