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Pie dish

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is an enamel pie or meat dish. It is spherical in shape and is white with a blue edging. It is chipped around the rim and scratched on the base. There is a stamped imprint on the back with the maker’s name but only one word is decipherable.
Size
L 32 cm. W 25 cm. D 6 cm.
Object Registration
002298
Historical information
This is a baking dish of the type used in the early to mid 20th century. Its contents could have been savoury or sweet. Enamel items were hard-wearing and often used in country areas or for picnics or outdoor eating. Enamel items have been largely superseded by the use of plastic, china and Pyrex materials.
When Made
Early to mid 20th century
Significance
This dish is retained as an example of a household item from the past. It will be useful for display.
Inscriptions & Markings
‘Sweden’
Last updated
24 Jul 2018 at 4:47PM