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Pewter Bowl

1992.590 (RS20974)

Description

Small-to-medium-sized pewter bowl; dark, gunmetal grey color; narrow, incised rim; thinly rendered with pitted exterior.

Details

Maker
Ellis, Samuel (Pewterer)
Date
1721-1773
Inscriptions
1. Typed paper label on the bottom underside: S:Ellis, London,/ 1721-1773./ Cottrell, p. 203 2. Impressed touch mark on bottom underside: [indistinct inpression -- believed to be ELLIS in a ribbon].
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hammering
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL
bowls (vessels)
Hammered
hammering
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.590
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10733

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