Vegetable Dish

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Description
Two-handled, circular covered vegetable dish on four cast shell-and-flower feet; a removable ring with cast reverse-scroll edge rests on its rolled rim. Dish bottom has a flat, raised, circular center and flat gutter. Flat-top, shallow ogee-domed cover is topped by a cast finial of three roses. Bottom underside of dish struck incuse at center with circular mark for "VAN BERGH SILVER PLATE CO. (arched) / ROCHESTER, N.Y. (curved)" with "QUADRUPLE / PLATE" inside; "3012" stamped below. Cover and ring insert not marked.
Maker is Van Bergh Silver Plate Company of Rochester, NY; 1892-1926. Founded by brothers Frederick W. and Maurice H. Van Bergh; incorporated as Van Bergh Silver Plate Company Inc. in 1925, and merged with Oneida Community Ltd. in 1926.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1900-1920
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 12 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 30.7975 cm x 25.0825 cm
ID Number
DL.306994.0019
catalog number
306994.0019
accession number
306994
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. C. Malcolm Watkins
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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