Japanned rectangular tray or pan painted with wide white bands on its flared, rounded ends, both featuring half of a flower with blue-outlined, yellow petals above a red swag with black lattice fence strokes and yellow dots flanked by undulating, thin blue stems with pairs of green leaflets and five, circular, red fruits or buds. Yellow brushwork runs below these bands and along the flared, shallow U-shaped sides. Well repainted; originally was crystallized. Made in five pieces with a molded, wire-rolled rim, folded seams, and a flat bottom. No marks.
Attributed to the Harvey Filley Tinshop of Philadelphia, PA, circa 1818-1853.
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