Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

Chafing Dish

Chafing Dish

c. 1730

fabricated by

John Potwine

(American, 1698–1792)

Silver, wooden handle

With handle: 8.6 x 29.5 cm (3 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Weight: 458.258 g (1.01 lbs.)

Gift of Hollis French 1940.248

Location

Description

A small candle would have been placed under this dish for keeping the contents warm at the table.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Silver
Credit line: 
Gift of Hollis French

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