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Object ID # 1959.002.016
Object Name Tray
Title Toy-Sized Lacquered Tray
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date c. 1906
Made Unknown
Description Lacquered toy tray with red and gold hand-painted bird and flowers on black background. Gold hand-painted edging.
Provenance Catalogue card reads that this tray is from circa 1906.
Owned by Mary Ann (Minnie) Givens (née McKay), who lived in the Massie District, Holland Township, Grey County. Minnie married James Givens in July of 1898. Minnie and James farmed in Holland Township, but are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. James R. Givens was born in 1875 and died in 1958. Minnie was born in 1871 and died in 1950.
Next owned by Jean Reid (née Givens), their daughter, who married William Reid. Jean was born in 1899 and died in 1991.
Collection Food Service Tools & Equipment
Material Wood/Paint/Lacquer
Dimensions W-10.8 L-19.2 D-1.5 cm
Found Holland Township (formerly), Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
People Givens, James