Flat oval tray with molded sides and large beaded rim on four applied oval boss feet. Well obverse is engraved with an oval band of trumpet-shaped leaves and flowers sprouting scrolls around a foliate script "W" at center. Circular tag affixed to underside of well at one end is embossed "* ROGERS BROS. MFG CO. * / HARTFORD CONN. (in outer circle)" and "****** / EXTRA / HEAVY / PLATE. / ******* (in inner circle)". Clipped-corner rectangular, red-bordered white paper label affixed at center of underside.
Maker is Rogers Brothers Manufacturing Co. (William, Asa H., and Simeon S. Rogers) of Hartford, CT; 1853-1861.
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Object Name
date made
1853 - 1861
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 26.2 cm x 19.3 cm; 10 5/16 in x 7 5/8 in
overall: 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in x 7 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 26.3525 cm x 19.3675 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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