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Charger

1949.160 (RS220858)

Description

Round pewter charger with deep well.

Details

Maker
Melville, David (Pewterer)
Date
1779-1793
Inscriptions
"MADE IN NEWPORT/ BY D. MELVIL" / "MADE IN NEWPORT/ BY D. MELVIL" / [Anchor] / [sheep or goat] / [illegible] (touchmarks)
Location of origin
Newport, Rhode Island
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Fairfield (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)
Descriptive terms
Charger
chargers (platters)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
1 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.160
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54976

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