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This and 59 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Dessert Service And Case (France).

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Fruit Server (France), ca. 1890

This is a Fruit server. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is cast and chased silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

  • Cobalt blue Fruit Bowl, 1918
  • mold and mouth-blown blue-green "sapphire" glass.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor,....
  • 2009-18-122

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 24.5 x 9 x 3 cm (9 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fruit Server (France), ca. 1890; cast and chased silver, enamel; L x W x D: 24.5 x 9 x 3 cm (9 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds; 1996-56-42

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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