Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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plate warmer
  • James Dixon & Sons
  • plate warmer, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
  • pewter
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1135.a,b

Large circular pewter colored circular pan (plate warmer) with two scroll handles. The dish is round with a squat base. There are insisted lines around the edge. The top rim has a rope braid pattern on the outermost edge. It has a smooth rim inside the edge around a curving basin. There are two scroll handles across from one another. They are formed by two scrolles with a bar at the top between them.