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Object ID # 1988.032.003
Object Name Server, Lemon
Title Lemon Slice Server
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 20th-century
Made Community
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Silver-plated, wide, shallow, perforated serving spoon (pattern of three potted flowers) with COMMUNITY stamped on verso of handle. This is a lemon slice server.
Makers mark COMMUNITY stamped on the back of the handle
Provenance Unknown. May have been used by James Albert or Helena Manning of Toronto, Ontario and Owen Sound, Grey County.

Last belonged to their daughter, Hazel Manning (b. Dec. 1904-d. August, 1996) of Owen Sound.
Collection Food Service Tools & Equipment
Material Metal/Silver
Dimensions W-4.1 L-11.2 D-0.2 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Manning, Hazel
Function When having a formal tea, a lemon slice server was useful for serving individual lemon slices to people so that they could flavour their tea. It could also be used for serving a slice of tomato.