Tray

Tray

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Description
Flat circular tray with a six-lobed, shaped and raised edge having an applied cast gadrooned rim punctuated by acanthus-framed shells and anthemions on four, slightly splayed, cast tab or wedge-shaped feet with shell-and-scroll decoration. Lengthy inscription is engraved on obverse presenting service from "The Parish of Whittingham & Neighbourhood" to "Mr. Joshua Crea" for his "Services as their Surgeon"; the list of 81 "Inhabitants" presenting it is engraved on reverse. Six hallmarks struck at top right reverse; obscured by engraved inscription. Part of a seven-piece service (including a padded teapot cover or cozy), DL*66.0537A-G.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tray
date made
1818 - 1819
presentation date
1819-01-04
place made
United Kingdom: England, Newcastle
place presented; place used
United Kingdom: England, Whittingham
place used
United Kingdom: England, Northumberland
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 15 1/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 38.4175 cm
ID Number
DL.66.0537F
catalog number
66.0537F
accession number
265238
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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