- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- tray, bread
- date made
- ca 1818 - 1853
- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Physical Description
- tinned sheet iron (overall material)
- iron wire (rims material)
- asphaltum (overall decoration material)
- paint (overall decoration material)
- overall: 3 3/8 in x 14 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 35.8775 cm x 20.0025 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.