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Covered Dish

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silverplate
DATES ca. 1955
DIMENSIONS 5 3/8 x 15 9/16 x 11 7/16 in. (13.7 x 39.5 x 29.1 cm) Other (Dish (a) ): 2 7/8 x 15 9/16 x 11 7/16 in. (7.3 x 39.5 x 29.1 cm) Other (Cover (b) ): 3 1/8 x 10 x 10 in. (7.9 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside of bowl, in center: anchor within a shield / "F [?]" and "P" in Gothic script within square stamp / "GORHAM" / YC / GPG"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Richard L. Huggins
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CAPTION Gorham Manufacturing Company (founded 1865). Covered Dish, ca. 1955. Silverplate, 5 3/8 x 15 9/16 x 11 7/16 in. (13.7 x 39.5 x 29.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Richard L. Huggins, 2002.14.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 2002.14.3a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silverplate covered dish. Dish (a) consists of shallow bowl with rim that arches up around edge and extends at sides to form two wide, slightly squared handles. Shallow domed lid (b) fits within rim of bowl; large finial formed by tube that flares out at top. Condition: Good; light scratches all over; a few pit marks around inside of dish.
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