Chafing dish on stand
Augustus Foster Rose (American, 1873–1946)
Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
31.75 cm (12 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Copper with tin-plated interior; Wood; oak, horn
Not On View
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.
Inherited by the donor from her father, the artist, in 1959; given to the Museum in 1998.
Gift of Elizabeth A. Rose