Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tray
  • Black, Starr and Frost
    active 1874–1929
  • tray, circa 1920
  • Where object was made: New York, United States
  • silver
  • Object Diameter: 35.6 cm
    Object Diameter: 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. Claude Rice
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0075
Description

Nine-sided tray with a circular recession in the center. A monogram is engraved in the center of the recession and foliate patterns are repeated around the edge. The border has an openwork pattern (identified as a French border pattern). The pattern includes swags, flowers (identified as primrose bouquets) and lines with rounded edges. Hand chased.