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Oval tray or tea board with an inlaid shell at center within an oval reserve outlined by light-wood stringing, a single line of light-wood stringing around the perimeter of the well, a wooden gallery, beaded on the outside face, and brass handles at either end. The base projects beyond the gallery and has a rounded edge. The handles are screwed to the base from the underside.





Mahogany (primary), light-wood inlay, brass


Overall (H x W x D): 2 7/16 in. x 23 1/2 in. x 15 1/4 in. (6.19 cm x 59.69 cm x 38.74 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of James Channing, 1960

Object Number


Colors (Beta)

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