Small, 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; "5353" 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
Object Name
date made
ca 1905
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
average spatial: 2.2 cm x 10 cm; 7/8 in x 3 15/16 in
overall: 7/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 9.2075 cm x 9.8425 cm
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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