Pewter Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1721-1773

GUSN

GUSN-10733

Description

Small-to-medium-sized pewter bowl; dark, gunmetal grey color; narrow, incised rim; thinly rendered with pitted exterior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
hammering
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Hammered
BOWL

Inscription

1. Typed paper label on the bottom underside: S:Ellis, London,/ 1721-1773./ Cottrell, p. 203 2. Impressed touch mark on bottom underside: [indistinct inpression -- believed to be ELLIS in a ribbon].

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Ellis, Samuel (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.590