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Description

Round form with flat brim shallow well. Molded edge at back.

Details

Maker
Swanson, Thomas (Pewterer)
Date
1760-1780
Inscriptions
Types paper label - adhesive tape on front: FERNCROFT PLATE Mark: 1692/CROFT [within partial surround of fern-like design] [Touch of Thomas Swanson, London. Also mark of Samuel Ellis and his touches which Swanson took over in 1765.]
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
PLATE
plates (dishes)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.727
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8641

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