sweetmeat trays (trays (food service))

Five sweetmeat dishes made from lacquered wood. One of the dishes is round with short sides and is brown on the inner surface and black on the outer. Four dishes are pentagons with a curved edge that fits around the round dish. The dishes are red on the inner surface and black on the outer.There would originally have been two more dishes.

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