Oval Serving Platter Used At Hollywood East Cafe

Object Details

Date
Between 2000 and 2010
Medium
metal
Dimensions
14 1/8 × 7 1/16 in. (35.8 × 18 cm)
Base: 14 1/8 × 3 9/16 in. (35.8 × 9 cm)
Lid: 11 5/16 × 4 15/16 in. (28.8 × 12.5 cm)
Cite As
Gift of Janet Yu & Family
Caption
This large serving platter with a decorated lid was used to serve foods at banquets at Hollywood East Café, a popular Chinese restaurant located in Wheaton, MD. The golden color and dragon motif symbolize royalty and celebration. Restaurant owner Janet Yu purchased this platter during a trip to Guangdong Province in China in the early 2000s.
Accession Number
2021.3.17
Type
platter
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8dc3885db-bd6e-4e09-8d7d-d9c0fbf4c7d9
Record ID
acm_2021.3.17
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