Vegetable Dish

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, vegetable
date made
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
tureen; inner ring: 30.7 cm; 12 1/16 in
tureen; inner ring: 14.7 cm; 5 13/16 in
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
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Mrs. C. Malcolm Watkins
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