Flat circular tray with a six-lobed, shaped and raised edge having an applied cast gadrooned rim punctuated by acanthus-framed shells and anthemions on four, slightly splayed, cast tab or wedge-shaped feet with shell-and-scroll decoration. Lengthy inscription is engraved on obverse presenting service from "The Parish of Whittingham & Neighbourhood" to "Mr. Joshua Crea" for his "Services as their Surgeon"; the list of 81 "Inhabitants" presenting it is engraved on reverse. Six hallmarks struck at top right reverse; obscured by engraved inscription. Part of a seven-piece service (including a padded teapot cover or cozy), DL*66.0537A-G.
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Object Name
date made
1818 - 1819
presentation date
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 4 cm x 37.7 cm x 30.8 cm; 1 9/16 in x 14 13/16 in x 12 1/8 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 15 1/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 38.4175 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, Newcastle
place presented; place used
United Kingdom: England, Whittingham
place used
United Kingdom: England, Northumberland
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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