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Charger

Description

Large pewter charger, round with curved well and single band of reeding around the edge of its 2.5" rim; small initials 'AC' stamped on rim along with five touchmarks to front rim and 2 (including the maker's mark) on reverse.

Details

Maker
Hopkins, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1700-1799
Inscriptions
Touchmark with initials on the reverse of te rim ""AC""
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
Charger
chargers (platters)
Incised
incising
Monogram
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Stamped
tin alloy
Dimensions
18 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.623
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2542

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