Chafing dish on stand

about 1906
Augustus Foster Rose (American, 1873–1946)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

31.75 cm (12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1998.97a-c

Medium or Technique

Copper with tin-plated interior; Wood; oak, horn

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork

Circular copper chafing dish of rusticated, medievally-inpired design has hemispherical vessel form with applied band at rim with wrought nails, and horn handle; worn, tin-plated interior. Circular, slightly domed lid has applied strap handle at center. Vessel rests in a tripodal stand made of flattened straps and secured with wrought nails to circular wooden base. Central burner adhered to base in similar fashion has commercially-made heating elements.

Provenance

Inherited by the donor from her father, the artist, in 1959; given to the Museum in 1998.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth A. Rose