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Object ID 001364

Object Name Foster's Ice Cream serving tray

Object Desc Rectangular, metal serving tray. Gold border with off-white background with black text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001865

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Foster's Ice Cream,trays,ice cream,promotional items,advertising,Kemper-Thomas Co.,serving trays,

Title Foster's Ice Cream serving tray

Description Painted, rectangular metal serving tray. Bronze-gold border with off-white. Text in black at center "Foster's / Ice Cream / The Cream Supreme". At bottom center text, "The Kemper-Thomas Co Cincinatti, Ohio". Back side is painted black.


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Height 1

Length 10.5

Width 13.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Kemper-Thomas Co

Maker Details Cincinnati, Ohio

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1865



Date JAN 30,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The front is covered in light scratches. The face of the tray is discolored. At upper edge near center are two circular stains. At right edge near center there is a red accretion. At lower edge near left corner there is a dent. Around interior edges there is bubbling in the paint. Loss of paint on edges. Wear. At lower right corner there is a small white area of loss and wear. On back, rust around edges. Lower left edge has significant rust. The edges of the tray are worn with loss of black paint. In the upper right quadrant there is a red accretion with a grid pattern. Two stickers at top toward right edge. At top half there is some discoloration and wear in a diagonal direction


Date JAN 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 15 from Room 7, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 31,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 15 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin