Vintage Decorated Round 18 inch Tole Tray with Metal Open Lace Edge Lancaster PA Signed
Description: Earlier on, many serving trays were painted by artists and talented people and used for either serving drinks or appetizers or as a beautiful wall display. This one-of-a-kind painted black tray features a pretty, red and yellow floral and green foliage. In rather large, round form measuring 18 inches in diameter this decorative tray is highlighted with a gold painted, reticulated, filigree edging, which adds much elegance to the tray. It is wonderfully decorated, signed and hand painted by Mabel Wells in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Note: Please refer to “Condition” for additional information
Circa: Early to mid 1900’s. Most likely 1940's.
Dimensions: Diameter: 18 1/8” (Actual)
Product Weight: 2 pounds 3 ounces
Primary Colors: Black, Red, Yellow, Green with highlights of light blue
Primary Material: Metal, Paint
Origin: Lancaster County, U.S.A.
Maker: Unknown Maker of Tray, possibly Nashco, of New York.
Artist: Mabel Wells
Markings: On back: Hand Painted by Mabel Wells in the country Penna. Dutch Lancaster, PA
Condition: Previously owned - used. Condition is consistent with age and use. No dents or dings. Floral is vibrant. Light scratches on front and back. 1/8” black paint loss on back. A square blemish on black, front surface which appears to be caused by a sticker residue. Gold tone, reticulated edging is in good condition with very little color loss, if any.
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