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Serving Dish

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver-plate on nickel silver (white metal)
  • Place Manufactured: Derby, Connecticut, United States
  • DATES ca. 1910
    DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 x 14 x 14 in. (4.1 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Stamped on underside, near edge: "14 / DERBY S.P.CO. / INTERNATIONAL S. CO. / 4105 / EPNS [Gothic letters in shields] / W.M. MOUNTS / HAND BEATEN"
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Serving dish, silver-plate on nickel silver (white metal). Circular dish with deep bouge; flat rim with plain applied band. Edge of rim articulated in eight sections alternating serpentine scallops and flat, slightly rounded sections. Bouge and rim showing unplanished hammer marks in the arts-and-crafts manner. CONDITION: Much wear and surface scratches, otherwise fine.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Derby Silver Company. Serving Dish, ca. 1910. Silver-plate on nickel silver (white metal), 1 5/8 x 14 x 14 in. (4.1 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 87.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.21_bw.jpg)
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