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Covered Dish

Covered Dish

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Description
Large, squat, circular dish with two open-scroll hinged handles at incurved neck above bulging sides on a domed base ending in a flat edge. Flattened-dome cover with ribbed acorn knop rests inside the curved collar. Bottom underside of body is struck with five marks within two incised concentric circles: an azure (horizontally barred) pointed shield with three crowns at center of inside circle and, in the outer band, a sovereign's head facing forward in rectangle at top, two horizontal rectangles containing the conjoined script letters "NAS" at sides, and "L4" at bottom.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, covered
date made
1841
place made
Sweden
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in x 9 5/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm x 24.4475 cm
ID Number
DL.311704
catalog number
311704
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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