Dish

Description:

Two-handled, shallow, X- and crosslet-pierced oval dish or bowl on an oval, domed and lobed pedestal base with a clear red glass insert or liner. Applied cast decoration at dish rim includes a continuous band of beaded five-lobed shells suspended on exterior along with two, C-curve ram's head handles mounted at ends that are connected by circular link chains to two ram's heads at center of sides. Underside of pedestal base struck incuse at one end "M'F'D & PLATED BY / REED & BARTON" in roman letters; underside of dish stamped "1985". No marks on insert or liner.

Date Made: 1875 - 1895

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Taunton

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Bequest of the Misses Long

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1152Accession Number: 113420Catalog Number: 60.1152

Object Name: dish

Physical Description: silver plate (holder material)glass (bowl material)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 11 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 29.5275 cm x 21.2725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-35e3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300920

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