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Pewter charger

2009.30.2 (RS101142)

Description

Circular pewter charger engraved with a leopard face. The charger appears in the circa 1875 photograph of the parlor at Sayward Wheeler. It is engraved with a leopard's face similar to the ones on the Sayward coat of arms.

Details

Label
Centennial Acquisitions Exhibiton, October 22nd-23rd, 30th-31st, 2010:<br/> Engraved with the same leopard’s face that is on the Sayward coat of arms, this pewter charger, like the coat of arms, may have been purchased by Nathaniel Barrell for his father-in-law, Jonathan Sayward.
Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Inscriptions
Leopard face (Engraved)
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Charger
chargers (platters)
pewter (tin alloy)
Dimensions
16 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.30.2
Credit Line
Gift of H. Paul Blaisdell
GUSN
180965

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