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Charger

1949.701 (RS119812)

Description

Circular with dished bottom with wide rim and molded edge. Incised line in bottom.

Details

Maker
Townsend & Compton (Maker)
Date
late 18th century
Inscriptions
Stamped on rim: MK Stamped on back: TOWNSEND & COMPANY/[dove and unicorn in oval] MADE IN LONDON/[crown/rosette in oval] [two shields]
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
incising
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CHARGER
chargers (platters)
Incised
incising
Molded
molding (forming)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
13.313 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.701
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7999

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