Tray

Description
Small, aqua-green tray with ogee bracket sides, realistically painted with two strawberries and three leaves still on their stems across well; gilt rim. Stamped as a single piece with flat rim, tapered sides, and flat bottom. No marks.
The donor recalled purchasing this tray around 1950 in Washington, D.C., either at Garfinckel's, a local, upscale department store, or at Little Caledonia, a small home furnishings and fabrics store in Georgetown.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1950
date purchased
ca 1950
place made
United States
place purchased
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
paint (overall decoration material)
gold (rim decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 19.685 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1990.0503.15
catalog number
1990.0503.15
accession number
1990.0503
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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