Large 19th C. Toleware Tray

Large 19th C. Toleware Tray

Antique tole painted toleware tray dating from the 19th Century. This tray is large and decorative.  Tole painting is the folk art of decorative painting on tin and wooden utensils, objects and furniture.  Functional as a serving tray or hang on the wall.  The painted stenciling is still in very good condition with vibrant colors and metallic gold.  Red, gold, black and green.

With a longer history in Europe (see toleware), in America the practice began in 18th century New England,

Price
$ 85.00
Origin
usa
Condition
Very good shape, very minimal age crackle but no flaking
Measurements
19.25" x 26.5"