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"Assyrian Head" pattern Server, 1885–86

This is a Server. It was manufactured by Meriden Silver Plate Company. It is dated 1885–86 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silver plate. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

  • Server (France), ca. 1890
  • silver.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program,....
  • 1996-56-49

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 24.5

Cite this object as

"Assyrian Head" pattern Server, 1885–86; Manufactured by Meriden Silver Plate Company (United States); USA; silver plate; cm: L: 24.5; Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1995-148-8

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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