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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Towle Silversmiths
MEDIUM Ceramic, silver, plastic
DIMENSIONS 5 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (14.3 x 19.4 x 19.4 cm) Height of casserole (a) only: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Underside of lid, etched: "TOWLE / STERLING / 226"
ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.40.36a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, covered ceramic casserole dish (a) with matte dark brown glaze and silver lid (b) with plastic finial. Dish rises from continuous foot rim to bulging body and wide, flat opening. Shallow-domed lid with bottom edge that extends outward and curves over fit over mouth of dish; round, flat-topped black plastic finial tapering to juncture with lid, attached with screws. CONDITION: Fair: (a) light scratches all over dish, especially on inside; a few raised flecks and pin-point holes in glaze (firing imperfections); (b) all-over tarnish, spots, and light scratches; small ding in top side of dome.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907–2002). Casserole. Ceramic, silver, plastic, 5 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (14.3 x 19.4 x 19.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1992.40.36a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.40.36a-b_mark.jpg)
IMAGE mark, CUR.1992.40.36a-b_mark.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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