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10 3/4 in. x 12 in. x 9 in. (27.31 cm x 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: W.556
Other Number(s): Deanery.120 (Deanery Number)
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Food Processing, Preparation, & Service; Food Service
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • ceramic - Refers to any of various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials made by shaping and then firing a nonmetallic mineral, such as clay, at a high temperature.
  • epergnes - A type of composite centerpiece, often tiered and quite elaborate, consisting of a metal frame with dishes, vases, or candleholders of silver, glass, or porcelain intended to hold fruits, flowers, candies or the like, and used for service or decoration.
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.

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