Serving Stand

Serving Stand

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Description
Small, two-tiered stand having two, graduated, single-reeded circular dishes with flared sides and flat wells connected by a central handle with horizontal oval grip and two, incurved, faceted or hexagonal segments on the shaft; no foot ring or base. No monogram or surface decoration. Underside of lower dish struck incuse with "P" in diamond trademark between "PAIRPOINT", "P6613", and "PEWTER", all in sans serif letters; "mho" scratched at top left.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stand, serving
date made
ca 1928
owner; user
Murray, Anne Wood
maker
Pairpoint Corporation
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 5 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 14.2875 cm
ID Number
1983.0566.08
accession number
1983.0566
catalog number
1983.0566.08
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
subject
Food Culture
Washington D.C.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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