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Covered Dish

Covered Dish

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Description
Squat, circular dish with two fasces-patterned, open-scroll hinged handles at incurved neck above bulging sides; slightly raised bottom with shallow band for foot ring, no base. Stepped-dome cover with inverted-cup-on-spool knop rests inside the curved collar. Bottom inside of dish is struck with five marks: an azure (horizontally barred) pointed shield with three crowns at center, the crowned roman letter "N" at top, a gable-end building at sides and "(letter?)3" at bottom".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, covered
date made
ca 1809 - 1822
place made
Sweden
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
iron (hinge pins material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in; 15.875 cm x 21.59 cm x 20.955 cm
ID Number
DL.311702
catalog number
311702
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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