Egg Stand

Egg Stand

Description
Three-tiered stand on short, flared base with bead border. Small, shallow, scalloped-rim bowl at top, shaped hexagonal piece pierced with six crescents at middle, and a large, lobed dish with flat well at bottom; tiers separated by beaded-edge spools and a baluster. Touch mark on underside of stem depicts and winged figure or angel facing left with a palm branch in one hand, the other at her hip, with the letters "H" and "B" at her feet and illegible letters in curved reserve below.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1850-1900
place made
Deutschland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 18.415 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
DL.311703
catalog number
311703
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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