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Catalog Number DEC.038
Title Egg Service
Artist unknown
Description Housed in a distressed, brown and green lockable case is a ten-piece egg set. The interior of the case is lined with a pink velvet like fabric, and the case has a hinged lid. Inside the case there are six wooden eggcups on pedestals, one wooden egg coddler with a gold colored metal bowl and removable lid, a wooden spoon, and a wooden plate containing a metal center with an etched tree design. The base of the case has six holes to stabilize the wooden eggcups.




Wooden plate with metal circle in well with text (see inscription mark) and tree etched design, 6 wooden egg cups on pedestals, 1 wooden egg coddler with gold colored metal bowl (only inside bowl) and removable wooden lid, wooden spoon with metal piece wrapped around handle, and metal key
Housed in brown and green leather square lockable case with hinged lid. Inside of case is lined with pink fabric. There are holes for cups and plate

Object Name Set, Egg
Material Wood, Metal, Leather
Provenance n.d.
Inscription Type Inscription
Inscription Technique Etched
Inscription Location On center of Plate
Inscriptions and Marks Egg service manufactured from portion of the old elm tree on Boston Common prostrated by the violent gale on Friday, June 29th, 1860. ?B? (H.B.R. (?))
Collection Decorative Arts