Dish, bonbon; Walker and Hall; Pre 1929; CT85.1722b

Name/Title

Dish, bonbon

About this object

Bonbon dish; a small, silver dish, raised on a circular base. The base is engraved with the Union Steamship Company's flag. Made in Sheffield, England by Walker and Hall.

This dish is said to have washed up on the beach after the wreck of the SS Manuka, December 16 1929, at Long Point.

Maker

Walker and Hall

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

Pre 1929

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, silver

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on base: "W&H / WALKER & HALL / SHEFFIELD / ENGLAND / AI / WARRANTED / HARD & SILVER / SOLDERED / 61"

Measurements

h 75mm x di 124mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

navigation. merchant marine, shipwrecks and fires

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, shipping

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

tableware

Object number

CT85.1722b

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