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Description

Medium size pewter plate; wide flat brim; shallow curved well; incised band around face.

Details

Maker
Groce, Thomas (Pewterer)
Date
1760-1770
Inscriptions
Stamped on front rim: [crown]/GIII [within oval] Maker's touchmark stamped on reverse: Thomas/Groce [in arched stamp with three crowns] Stamped on reverse: IN/LONDON Quality mark of Hall of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers stamped on reverse: [crown]/X Typed paper lable by NFL: Maker: Thomas Groce, London./Yeoman, 16 June, 1737. Touch same date./Crowned X is quality mark controlled/by Pewterer's Company. Circa 1760?
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
stamping (forming)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
Georgian
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Incised
incising
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Plate
plates (dishes)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
tin alloy
Dimensions
8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.725.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8635

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