Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-2542

Description

Large pewter charger, round with curved well and single band of reeding around the edge of its 2.5" rim; small initials 'AC' stamped on rim along with five touchmarks to front rim and 2 (including the maker's mark) on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
casting (process)
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Pewter
Stamped
Cast
Incised
Monogram
Charger

Inscription

Touchmark with initials on the reverse of te rim ""AC""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Hopkins, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Dimensions

18 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.623

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]