Child's Plate

Description
Circular child's plate bordered by a low-relief band of emblems for nine nursery rhymes. Engraved inscription across shallow, flat well for "Virginia M\c/Kenney. / from / Grandfather and Grandmother. / McKenney. / June 20\th/.. / 1900." No footring. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse with Gorham trademark (right-facing lion passant, anchor, and gothic or Old English "G") above "STERLING" and "A111"; "1047-14" is scratched above the trademark. No date mark. Part of child's bowl and plate set, DL*307672.0010-.0011.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
Object Type
plate
date given
1900
inscribed date
1900-06-20
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.3 cm; 7 3/16 in
overall: 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 18.0975 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
DL*307672.0011
catalog number
307672.0011
accession number
307672
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
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